How to ensure the mediation is successful – in practical terms

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Mon, 11th Oct 2021
At your desk (National)
Venue Address:
At your desk
Camilla Palmer QC (Hon), Your Employment Settlement Service and Regional Employment Judge Wade
Event Type:
13:00 - 14:00
Spaces Available


  • £25 + VAT


We also offer the following discounts on the full fee:

  • 100% discount for members in the voluntary or not-for-profit sector (with no booking deadline)
  • 100% discount for pupil barristers or barristers less than 2 years call (with no booking deadline)
  • Please note only one discount will be applied per booking.

This session will focus on practical steps to ensure that a mediation is successful. It will be interactive and include discussion about:

  • Discussing mediation with your client and when to raise with the other party
  • What you can do in terms of preparation 
  • How to choose a mediator
  • What documents you need
  • The plenary and mediation statements
  • How can you help the mediator on the day
  • How can you help your client on the day
  • Schedules of loss and ‘the bartering’ 
  • The importance and timing of the first offer
  • The role of the non-financial aspects of the negotiation, for example an apology
  • Broaching the subject of a clean break
  • Breaking the deadlock
  • The pros and cons of online mediation versus in person mediations

Attendees are encouraged to submit questions in advance, you may submit your questions to us before the webinar here.

If you are unable to make the date, please register if you would like to receive the ‘on demand’ recording of this webinar.

Once you have booked, you will receive an email containing the login details for the online event, please contact us if you have any queries.

Unique, new mediation service - DRAW
Quick, easy, lasting resolution of problems and disputes in the workplace

  • DRAW provides online mediation for London-based small employers/charities and employees.
  • An experienced mediator facilitates resolution of disagreements or disputes between employer and employee, or between 2 employees.  
  • Mediation can take place:  before, during or after a grievance; in the ACAS early conciliation period or during litigation.
  • There is no fee for the first 6 hours.

Contact DRAW at or call on 0203 701 7530.  DRAW is a specialist service from YESS (Your Employment Settlement Service) funded by Trust for London.