On Tuesday 30th April, Dr Karl Mackie CBE and CEDR Chambers hosted 200 guests to celebrate the award of Queens’ Counsel Honoris Causa to Deputy Chief Executive and mediator Eileen Carroll. QC (Hon) is the highest distinction awarded to those who have made a major contribution to law in England and Wales outside of the [...]
In nearly 5 years at CEDR I’ve often found it difficult to explain to people what I do and what CEDR does. I’ve held several different roles during my time here, and what I tell people usually changes depending on what part of the business I’m working with most closely at any one time. In [...]
Today International Women’s Day is celebrated around the world. According to the United Nations, it is a time to reflect on progress made, to call for change and to celebrate acts of courage and determination by ordinary women who have played an extraordinary role in the history of their countries and communities. The theme of [...]
CEDR is delighted to confirm that Deputy Chief Executive Eileen Carroll has been awarded a Queen’s Counsel Honoris Causa for an outstanding career as a commercial mediator. ‘Honorary QC’s’, as they are sometimes known, are open to qualified lawyers and legal academics who have made a major contribution to the law of England and Wales outside practice [...]
Was it just me or did apologies seem to be dominating the headlines last week? Firstly it was the full page newspaper apology from Tesco in response to the horsemeat burger scandal closely followed by Lance Armstrong’s public apology on the Oprah Winfrey show for his use of performance enhancing drugs to win his seven [...]
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