Case Study – Intellectual Property Mediation

(source UK IPO)  A previous customer talks about how he felt when another party was possibly infringing his IP and how mediation worked for him. Mediation is a confidential matter and the customer mentioned within this case study is referred to by surname only....

Consequences When The Other Party Refuses Mediation

The Court can impose penalties on parties which refuse to mediate, particular if they don’t articulate a good reason for their refusal. Silence in response to a request to mediate was held to be unreasonable and led to a cost penalty – PGFiiSA v OMFS Company (2013)....

CMC Guidance – Online & Remote Mediation

This guidance borrows heavily from CEDR’s guidance for mediators working remotely, published in 2016 The CMC is grateful to CEDR for allowing it to use that document as the basis for this guidance and to repeat much of that guidance.  The CMC will review and update...

CMC Registered Mediator

    About the CMC: Our Mission, Values and Aims Our Mission: To inspire all sectors of society to use mediation when managing and resolving disputes Our Values: Excellence, Innovation & Growth, Informed Debate, Openness & Inclusion Our Aims:...

Post Mediation Guidance

The aim of this briefing note is to ensure that all parties leaving mediation make the most of the process and the outcomes OBJECTIVES: The objectives of workplace mediation are to prevent dispute escalation, resolve disputes sufficiently to restore effective working...