Flip flop, or just a flop

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Any increased use of arbitration to resolve private disputes must be something to be welcomed. There is an arbitration model which allows the Arbitrator to make just one decision: is …

How to irritate your mediator!

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Mediators need to be unflappable in the face of the many ups and downs in a negotiation. We determinedly remain impartial and treat all participants even-handedly. But we are human …

Heads of Terms

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In this post Iain looks at a recent case, which dealt with  Heads of Terms reached at a mediation. Were they binding? He reflects upon some possible lessons for mediators …