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Mediation Achiever of the Year 2018

Congratulations to my colleague Paul Balen who received the award for Mediation Achiever of the Year at the Personal Injury Awards in Manchester. Paul has been at the forefront of the NHS Resolution clinical negligence mediation scheme and has a phenomenal...

Sir Henry Brooke

On behalf of all mediators at Trust Mediation, past and present, I would like to offer a few words of tribute to Sir Henry Brooke who, so sadly, passed away on 30 January. He was a great lawyer, an inspirational mediator, a great communicator and a wonderful man. Sir...

The new justice economy

The following article by our panel mediator Tim Wallis first appeared in the Solicitors Journal September 2017 and is published here with kind permission. Alternative dispute resolution, what used to be ‘the next thing’, has now become mainstream. However,...

NHS Resolution

On April 1st the NHS Litigation Authority re-branded itself as NHS Resolution and embarked upon a 5 year strategy to implement processes ensuring fair resolution of claims and that lessons are learnt from adverse patient incidents. In its forward to its...

Mediation Achiever of the Year 2015

Frances McCarthy of Pattinson and Brewer and Trust Mediation has received the award of Mediation Achiever of the Year 2015. The judges also had an award for a founder member of Trust Mediation Advisory Council and longstanding supporter of...

Are you making compelling offers to mediate?

Offering to mediate a personal injury or clinical negligence dispute is no longer considered a sign of weakness or an indication that you do not have the confidence to go to trial. Recent cases on costs sanctions for failing to engage in mediation such as PGF II...