My Mediation Practice in 2020

Seismic shift is probably the best way to describe how the practice of mediation changed in 2020. Before Covid, Mediation was fundamentally seen as a face-to-face activity. Like many mediators, I could point to a few cases where some participants had joined by video...

Arbitrating in the Pandemic

The pandemic has affected us all but whatever deprivations we have each suffered, the pandemic has changed, and possibly for the better, arbitration procedure. The pandemic has shown the arbitration community that life can go on much as it did before albeit with...

Arbitration in 2020/2021 and beyond

The last year has been extraordinary. However, the rollout of the COVID-19 vaccines gives fresh hope that there may soon be a transition to a new state of affairs (a “new normal”, as it is often called). What that will look like is difficult to see, especially because...