This 60-hour course is 20 hours longer than standard mediation courses. It has been specially designed to enable lawyers to become mediators and mediation advocates in their spheres of speciality, including commercial, medical negligence, intellectual property, RAF and other matters.

Benefits of taking this course:

  • The legal landscape is changing rapidly, and lawyers must acquaint themselves with consensual mechanisms for the resolution of conflict.
  • Attorneys, advocates and legal advisers will be able to ensure compliance with the new High Court rules regarding mediation.
  • Lawyers are ideally suited lo become independent and impartial mediators in disputes not involving their own clients.
  • Their clients or their companies will also benefit since lawyers will be equipped to advise their clients on all facets of mediation and to assist them during all phases of the process.
  • Through mediation, clients will enjoy quicker access lo justice, easing overburdened court roles to the benefit of the judiciary and of all litigants.

This course will be held in-person at the Nelson Wine Estate in Paarl. Accommodation is available on the estate.

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