How Courts Are Encouraging Mediation In England And Wales

How Courts Are Encouraging Mediation In England And Wales

In England and Wales, mediation is a consensual process — the courts will not force parties to mediate against their will. The courts have nevertheless shown enthusiastic support for mediation when determining the implications of a party’s refusal to mediate, and when assessing whether the normal restrictions on use of information deriving from a mediation do not apply.

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