The results of the 2019 Family Mediation Council survey have recently been released and provide useful contextual information, both for mediators and those wishing to engage in family mediation.
Parties to most disputes are currently told that the mediation process is voluntary. And many volunteer not to explore the option further. However, the balance of voluntary participation in mediation is subtly changing. Recent government initiatives are said to be responses to the pressures on the court and tribunal system. Is this a creeping movement towards making […]