Mediation

Practice Area

Our mediation titles include Mediating Clinical Claims, Mediation Advocacy: Representing Clients in Mediation and Mediation Law and Civil Practice.

In addition, all our mediation titles are available as part of our Mediation online service.

Recently Published and Popular Titles

The new second edition of our ‘how to do it’ guide, Mediation Advocacy: Representing and Advising Clients in Mediation, is for anyone attending mediations as representatives, clients, experts or mediators. Drawing on current practical experience and the latest behaviour research, it deals with the legal, financial, psychological and practical dimensions of mediation.

Mediating Clinical Claims is a new title that provides essential advice and guidance required to guarantee a successful outcome is obtained for all those involved in such mediations. Aimed at those with an interest in the process and success of mediation within clinical claims – claimants, healthcare professionals and managers, lawyers, judges, policy-makers and mediators themselves.

Mediators, mediation providers, lawyers, judges, academics and students, will all benefit from the updated second edition of Mediation Law and Civil Practice. Examining the position of mediation within the civil justice system, it looks at current concepts and developments providing a vital addition to your resource library.

Written by leading mediation professionals, our mediation titles provide valuable advice and guidance. Be sure to browse our most recent and soon to publish titles available below…

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Mediation Books

Mediator Skills and Techniques: Triangle of Influence

The skills, techniques and strategies for mediation – everything you need to successfully tackle a mediation. The mediation process has become an increasingly important method of tackling problems, complaints and disputes. Ensure you have the latest techniques and strategies in your armoury. This practical book outlines the skills and techniques required to prepare for, participate in, and conduct mediation. By using its examples and checklists, you will be able to... Read more

How to Master Commercial Mediation

“Incontrovertibly the most important book on mediation published in English in recent years (possibly EVER?)” Hew Dundas, Former President of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators “Great attention to detail, bringing together a life time experience! I will certainly be recommending it to people in Ireland who come on my training courses.” Geoffrey Corry, Mediator and Trainer “Put simply, it is a masterpiece.” John Sturrock, Core Solutions Group David Richbell is... Read more

How to Master Workplace and Employment Mediation

Mediation in the workplace is growing in popularity as a dispute resolution option for UK organisations. The management of conflict at work is not easy and this is partly due to there being few practical tools to help. How to Master Workplace and Employment Mediation provides these tools. Key topics covered in How to Master Workplace and Employment Mediation, include: The business case for mediation in the workplace; Setting up... Read more

How to Master Negotiation

How to Master Negotiation provides individuals with a guide of how to prepare themselves and others for a variety of negotiations; ranging from instantly recognisable transactions, such as deal negotiations, to the more intricate organisational and interpersonal negotiations that often give rise to conflict. Over 12 chapters, How to Master Negotiation takes the reader through the concepts and practical skills that a negotiator needs. The book is highly practical with... Read more

Setting Up in Business as a Mediator

Concentrating on the market in England and Wales, but drawing on the experience of mediators who have successfully developed practices in other countries, Setting Up in Business as a Mediator is a practical guide to starting a mediation practice. Aimed at all types of mediators, it explains the need for a clear plan and what that plan should include. Remembering that a mediation practice is a business, it demonstrates the... Read more

Mediation: An A-Z Guide

Don’t know your BATNA from your WATNA from your ZOPA? Think PATNA is a type of rice? Not sure what Cellar Blindness is? Or what FDRs/DI Ps/ LIPs are? Mediation: An A-Z Guide tells you, distilling practical information, informed comment and useful advice and tips. Over 500 entries provide curated information on practical mediation topics guiding you through the thicket of mediation jargon. Mediation: An A-Z Guide ensures you have... Read more

International Mediation: Breaking Business Deadlock

International Mediation: Breaking Business Deadlock, Third Edition (previously titled: International Mediation: The Art of Business Diplomacy) is written by two of the foremost international mediation experts and practitioners. This title provides an essential guide to the effective and timely resolution of international business disputes. It provides a real picture of what happens in international mediation and how it is structured providing practical guidance to allow parties to make the best... Read more

FAQs for Mediators

What do I do now? Every mediator asks themselves this. Answering 50 common ethical, practical and technical problems that arise at mediations, with key practice points highlighted in Q&A format. Topics include: Impartiality: You arrive at the mediation and suddenly realise that you know one of parties. What do you do? Joint Opening Sessions: One side wants one the other doesn’t. What do you do? Bad behaviour: One party is... Read more

Mediating Clinical Claims

Mediating Clinical Claims is a timely and detailed look at the growing practice of mediating clinical negligence claims in England, written by one of the UK’s most experienced mediators of clinical claims. The book is aimed at all those with an interest in understanding why and how mediation is such an effective process in resolving such claims – claimants, healthcare professional and managers, lawyers, judges, policy-makers and mediators. It reviews... Read more

Mediation Law and Civil Practice

Mediation Law and Civil Practice examines the position of mediation within the civil justice system in England and Wales. It explains and challenges current thinking about mediation, identifying ways for the government and judiciary to improve the delivery of justice through greater trust in the process. It traces the evolution of the relationship between the courts and mediation, discussing all the significant judgments relating to mediation over the last 25... Read more

Mediation Advocacy

Are you getting the best out of mediation? Written by an active practising mediator, Mediation Advocacy: Representing and Advising Clients in Mediation takes you inside the mediation process, from the initial consideration of mediation to settlement and beyond. Drawing on current practical experience and the latest behaviour research in clear readable language it deals with the legal, financial, psychological and practical dimensions of mediation. A ‘how to do it’ guide... Read more

Setting Up in Business as a Mediator

You want to be a mediator, but how do you get started? How do you build your business? How do you make money from being a full-time mediator? Setting Up in Business as a Mediator provides you with the answers to these questions. Whether new to mediation and wanting to start a business as a full-time mediator, or an experienced mediator wanting to develop and grow an exisiting business, Setting... Read more

Conflict Negotiation in Mediation

What is conflict? How does it arise? How can we prevent it? Resolving conflict can end up costing the parties involved a considerable amount of money not only in relation to solicitors’ and barristers’ fees, court fees, expert witness’ fees, etc, but also in time spent working on the resolution. There is also no guarantee that these costs will be fully recovered in any settlement agreement. It is, therefore, very... Read more