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Pictured (L-R): Gareth Jones, LSMS mediator; Dame Siobhan Keegan, Lady Chief Justice of Northern Ireland; Brian Speers, chair of LSMS and Rosalind Dunlop, LSMS mediator The importance of mediation in settling legal disputes in Northern Ireland has been highlighted this week with the launch of a new

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Bill Holohan SC considers the take-up of mediation by solicitors since landmark legislation was introduced more than four years ago. The Mediation Act 2017 commenced on 1 January 2018. Court rules for the District Court, Circuit Court and the High Court were introduced very shortly thereafter. In Ja

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Proposed legislation which will transform the Personal Injuries Assessment Board (PIAB) into an enhanced Personal Injuries Resolution Board (PIRB) has been published. Publishing the draft bill today, Robert Troy, minister of state for trade promotion, digital and company regulation, said the bill wo

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Individuals and businesses in England and Wales would be helped to resolve legal disputes through free mediation under new UK government proposals. Ministers have published a blueprint for major reforms to the civil justice system which seeks to save people the cost, time and stress of lengthy court

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The Legal Aid Board has officially opened a new co-located law centre and mediation centre in Sligo. Located on the second floor of Bridgewater House on Rockwood Parade, the new centre is the latest in the agency's network of 30 full-time law centres and 17 mediation offices across the State.

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The Mediators' Institute of Ireland (MII) has announced the appointment of Stiofán Nutty as its first-ever chief executive officer. Mr Nutty, an MII-accredited mediator who previously served on the MII Council in 2013/14 and has worked as a PR consultant for the body, will take up the role fr

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Divorcing couples in England will be provided with £500 mediation vouchers to help them resolve disputes away from court. The scheme was originally launched on a trial basis last March and has already seen 8,400 vouchers issued to divorcing couples. An additional £5.4 million in funding

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Belfast will welcome judges and legal professionals from across the world next month at the Commonwealth Mediation Conference. Taking place on 19-20 May 2022, the conference will provide a platform to discuss the growing importance and use of mediation to resolve disputes.

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Business tenants in Northern Ireland are set to lose protection from eviction in March after emergency pandemic measures expire. Finance minister Conor Murphy today urged landlords and tenants in dispute to consider mediation ahead of the measures expiring on 25 March 2022.

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A new state-of-the-art meeting space at Law Society House has been officially opened by justice minister Naomi Long at an event attended by the new Lady Chief Justice of Northern Ireland. The meeting space can accommodate meetings, mediations, seminars and negotiations, with break-out areas and high

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The government's new Judicial Appointments Commission Bill is expected to be published by the end of next month, the Department of Justice has said. Ministers agreed late last year to draft legislation replacing the Judicial Appointments Advisory Board (JAAB) with a new Judicial Appointments Commiss

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Mediator John Sturrock QC has published a collection of articles and blog posts he has written in recent years, containing reflections on mediation, negotiation, politics and other topics, including the current pandemic. International mediator and author, Ken Cloke, said of A Mediator's Musings: &ld

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