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On Offence or Defence? When one party refuses to mediate

Although ranked in the top twenty for gender equality globally, Canada has recently found itself on the wrong end of a lawsuit filed by a number of female footballers. These players, including two FIFA Women’s Player of the Year Winners, have claimed sex discrimination against Canada because of its refusal to outfit football pitches with […]

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A CEDR Celebration: Eileen Carroll QC (Hon)

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 […]

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The Gender Agenda and International Women’s Day

The Gender Agenda and International Women’s Day

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 […]

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