Practical tips for effectively representing clients in mediations

Tuesday 8th March, 2016 5:00 pm – Tuesday 8th March, 2016 6:00 pm
Law Society of Western Australia
Level 5, 160 St Georges Terrace Perth

The majority of court actions settle without going to trial and alternative dispute resolution is now almost mandatory in most courts. If you are representing a client in legal proceedings you will most likely be asked to attend some type of mediation conference with your client. However, being an advocate in a mediation requires different skills to being an advocate in a court. In this session His Hon Judge Michael Gething will take you through some practical approaches to

  • Preparing for the mediation
  • Representing your client well at the mediation
  • Positioning the parties to actually resolve the dispute at the mediation

Learn about some of the common pitfalls to avoid and the most common mistakes that occur in the mediation process.

Level: Fundamental


  • 1 points Competency 2 Professional Skills


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His Hon Judge Michael Gething
District Court of Western Australia

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