Parties in dispute try to negotiate an agreeable settlement with the help of an impartial third person, who mediates between them. The mediator assists the parties through a discussion process with the objective of helping them find that settlement at the end.
Mediation can help parents, young people and local authorities reach agreements. These can be between young people themselves through peer mediation or about arrangements for those with special educational needs.
The CMC is a charity that aims to promote the resolution of conflicts and disputes by encouraging the use of mediation and other dispute resolution techniques and methods and to advance the education of the public in matters related to this.
We are the recognised authority in the country for all matters related to civil, commercial, workplace and other non-family mediation cases.
Upcoming CMC Conference The annual CMC conference will take place on the afternoons of 10 & 11 November as an online event accessible to all. It is the first co-conference with the College of Mediators and has the
Press release – The Civil Mediation Council’s Response to the Civil Justice Council’s report ‘Compulsory ADR’ Do you remember the 2004 Halsey case that concluded parties could not be compelled by courts to take
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Welcome to the Civil Mediation Council’s search facility where you can find professional mediators. All mediators listed here have completed recognised training courses, abide by a recognised Code of Practice, are appropriately insured, undertake annual continuous professional development and offer access to a complaints service if necessary, and so will provide you with an assured dispute resolution service.