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Is a mediation settlement legally binding?

Posted on May 25, 2017 by Jeremy Frost

The aim of mediation is to reach an agreement by the end of the session and that agreement should be in writing, rather than verbal. This begs the question: is that agreement legally binding?

Preparing for mediation

Posted on May 25, 2017 by Claire Scaramanga

Claire Scaramanga asks Jeremy Frost about the preparation each party should undertake before going into mediation.

Mediation case study: running interference

Posted on May 25, 2017 by Jeremy Frost

Sometimes we come across cases where we unpick the threads of the dispute and find that it is actually the people behind the scenes who are escalating and inflaming the disagreement.

Negotiated settlements (out of court settlements)

Posted on April 06, 2017 by Suzanne Parker

When a business is going through financial difficulties, successful negotiations could be the difference between insolvency and saving the business. However, there is a definite art to carrying out negotiations and here’s Jeremy Frost to tell us how to get the best outcomes from the negotiating process.