Law: Mediation Is the Message Lawyers Finally Seem to Be Coming Round to the Idea That There Is an Al Ternative to Courtroom Litigation
Robins, Viv, The Independent (London, England)
There is no better advertisement for mediation than the latest statistics released by the Centre for Dispute Resolution (CEDR), which confirm lawyers as the second- biggest users of its service. This contrasts positively with a study carried out last year at the Central London County Court, which suggested that lawyers act as a hindrance to claimants looking for an alternative to litigation. It would seem that at last the mediation message is getting through, converting some well-known lawyers to the cause along the way - among them Lavender Patten, wife of the Tory grandee Chris Patten.
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Publication information: Article title: Law: Mediation Is the Message Lawyers Finally Seem to Be Coming Round to the Idea That There Is an Al Ternative to Courtroom Litigation. Contributors: Robins, Viv - Author. Newspaper title: The Independent (London, England). Publication date: May 4, 1999. Page number: 14. © 2009 The Independent - London. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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