Making SEND mediation work for families

May 20, 2021 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm – ‘Local authorities have huge powers over the lives of families with children who have special needs, making decisions with potentially lifelong consequences. Where parents are unhappy with those decisions, there is a fundamental and frightening inequality of power.’ This was an observation of Mrs Justice Collins Rice in L Kumar v LB of Hillingdon [2020] EWHC 3326 […]

Mediation and Housing – what you need to know

July 21, 2021 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm – The Government is moving forward with plans to increase the role of mediation in housing. This webinar is aimed at housing practitioners seeking to understand more about mediation and covers: What does mediation involve? How do you prepare for a mediation? How are mediations funded? Can mediation be beneficial? Mediation and the possession claims pilot […]

Evaluation of Court of Protection Mediation Scheme Report Launch

October 3, 2022 @ 4:30 pm – 6:15 pm – Location: Online/In-Person, followed by drinks reception. Garden Court Chambers 57-60 Lincoln’s Inn Fields London WC2A 3LJ, UK This event launched the academic report by Dr Jaime Lindsey of the University of Essex, following the independent evaluation of a practitioner-led Court of Protection mediation scheme. The practitioner-led Court of Protection mediation scheme (the ‘Scheme’) commenced on […]

Free Webinar – Judicial Review and mediation: do they go together?

July 18, 2023 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm – This webinar was brought to you by the Garden Court Chambers Mediation and Public Law Teams. Increasingly, the potential role of mediation in public law/judicial review litigation is being discussed. It is understood that the Ministry of Justice is interested in how mediation may apply to judicial review claims, and the Administrative Law Bar Association (ALBA) will be […]