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Bringing Mediation into the Mainstream in Civil Justice in Scotland – Free Breakfast Seminar
6th August 2019 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am
An event every day that begins at 8:30 am, repeating until 8th August 2019
On Friday 28th June 2019 Bringing Mediation into the Mainstream in Civil Justice in Scotland was launched. This report is the result of six months of research by Scottish Mediation overseen by an Expert Group chaired by Alun Thomas and John Sturrock QC.
The report proposes a coordinated strategy for ‘normalising’ the use of mediation in the civil justice system. It seeks to build on existing infrastructure to minimise the cost to the public purse and to ensure mediation is embedded as seamlessly as possible. It recognises that there is a need to change the ‘one size fits all’ model of litigation and consider how the use of mediation might be increased. Hoping things will change is not a sustainable policy and Scotland needs to adopt a more proactive approach to deliver a viable pathway to mediate civil disputes.
To read the report please click HERE
We invite those interested in the Expert Group Report to attend a breakfast seminar which will offer a briefing on the contents and recommendations of the report, an opportunity to discuss these, and to consider what now needs to be done to take this forward.
We will be delivering the seminar three times in different locations. Please see details below for venues, dates and times:
Glasgow Seminar – Tuesday 6th August 2019, 8.30am – 10am at Anderson Strathern, George House, 50 George Square, Glasgow, G2 1EH
Edinburgh Seminar – Wednesday 7th August 2019, 8.30am – 10am at Anderson Strathern, 1 Rutland Court, Edinburgh, EH3 8EY
Dundee Seminar – Thursday 8th August 2019, 8.30am – 10am, The River Rooms, 9th Floor, Tower Building, University of Dundee, Perth Road, Dundee, DD1 4HN
When booking please state your preference as to which location you would like to attend.
To book please click HERE