The Benefits of Mediation in Business !

Graham Ross of The Mediation Room will hold a post lunch taster session at our August 10th event at Nunsmere Hall from 2.30 – 3pm; enlightening us on the benefits of mediation within business.

About the Presenter

Graham is a semi-retired solicitor and accredited mediator as well as being a leading authority in applying technology to the dispute resolution processes. ASs such, Graham has been contracted by the Ministry of Justice to pilot online mediation, as well as by two US federal government agencies, and also has been invited by the Attorney General’s office in British Columbia to meetings to brainstorm the introduction of various technologies to the court process.

Graham is a Fellow of the National Centre for Technology and Dispute Resolution at the University of Massachusetts and speaks regularly at international conferences on the impact of the law on the Internet and e-commerce and on technology in the judiciary and Alternative Dispute Resolution. Graham was a member of the Working Party of the European Committee on Standardisation (CEN) which developed  a taxonomy for Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) and currently is a team member of the EMCOD project (www.emcod.net) which is  creating a facility for the European Union for the measurement of justice through ODR . Graham is also a leading trainer in ODR having created the main accredited distance training course in ODR provided by TheMediationRoom to mediators in over 15 countries.

Content

There is an alternative to litigation where parties wish to work collaboratively together. Already a growing niche in divorce and family law, graham will show how a mediated process can also produce good results in commercial matters, such as shareholder arrangements and situations with HMRC.

Graham will cover the following specialist areas:

  • Boardroom mediation
  • Revenue and VAT mediation
  • Bank dispute mediation
  • Intellectual Property Disputes

To benefit from this seminar please attend The Business Network Lunch on Wednesday 10th August at Nunsmere Hall Hotel.

To book please click here  or contact Tracy on 01244 220 060 or email

tracy@business-network.co.uk

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