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European Commission publishes Draft Establishment of an International Investment Court

Blog piece by Herbert Smith Freehills Solicitors On 16 September the European Commission published detailed draft proposals for the investment chapter in the proposed Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership treaty between the EU and the US (“TTIP”). The full text is available here. The chapter includes detailed […]

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Styles of Mediation: Facilitative, Evaluative and Transformative Mediation

By **Zena D. Zumeta, J.D. This article first appeared in the Newsletter of the National Association for Community Mediation. Mediators around the country find themselves uncomfortable with what is being called mediation in their own and other areas. Accusations are made that one or another approach to […]

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What Mediation and Marathon Running Have in Common

by *Sabine Walsh (Friarylaw ADR Alumni and Friarylaw ADR Separating Couples Facilitator)   I like mediating. I also like running marathons. What this says about my sanity is a question for another day, but the more I do both the more similarities I identify between the two […]

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NEW JUSTICE FOR A NEW IRELAND – the mediation imperative

NEW JUSTICE FOR A NEW IRELAND – the mediation imperative Oliver J Connolly, July 2015   Increasing political, legislative and judicial Support   Recent developments would indicate that the Irish Government now appears determined to accelerate delivery on the commitments of its legislative programme in introducing legislation […]

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Mediation to become an obligatory option for Irish Legal Disputes

– Dan Buckley (Irish Examiner Newspaper) Lawyers will be obliged to advise their clients to consider mediation to resolve legal disputes, under new legislation outlined by Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald yesterday. The Mediation Bill, being drafted by the Office of the Parliamentary Counsel, requires solicitors and barristers […]

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