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The third edition of “International Mediation: Breaking Business Deadlock”

This Monday evening, CEDR launched the 3rd edition of ‘International Mediation: Breaking Business Deadlock’ by Eileen Carroll QC (Hon) and Dr Karl Mackie CBE. We believe this update – a decade since the last edition – with useful guidance on how to prepare for an international mediation. General Counsels and Law Firm Partners gathered at […]

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So is it “my way” all the way for European Negotiation?

A public letter from Dr Karl Mackie CBE to the press 30 June 2016   Dear Sir So is it “my way” all the way for European Negotiation?  Frank Sinatra had the excuse of talking about personal life choices for embracing the philosophy of ‘My Way’.  However it is bemusing to hear leading politicians talk […]

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Response to the EU Mediation Directive Consultation

The following letter was published in the Law Society Gazette on 30 November 2015 by Dr Karl Mackie, CBE, Chief Executive Officer of CEDR: The recent consultation by the EU on its 2008 Mediation Directive raises the possibility that in future there could be greater regulation in this area of civil justice. Undoubtedly, there is now […]

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CEDR 25th Anniversary Dinner – The Leaders of Mediation

CEDR gathered 170 of its former and present staff, friends, colleagues and collaborators on 12 November to celebrate its 25th Anniversary.  Before a delicious dinner at the Corinthia Hotel in London, we have had the privilege of hearing Dr Karl Mackie CBE, chief executive of CEDR and Eileen Carroll QC (Hon), deputy chief executive of […]

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Groupthink: Thoughts ahead of the 2015 General Election

This is an unusual General Election by any standards.  With no party looking likely to be able to secure an easy overall majority, we are likely to see another coalition government of two or more parties having to work together. There have even been signs that we may end up with groups having to form […]

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