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Mediation: a better route to a good settlement?

Date:22 DEC 2017
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This article originally appeared in New Law Journal, the leading weekly legal magazine.

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The Family Mediation Council (FMC) decided at the beginning of 2017 to put out three questions for consultation:
  • Would the role of a mediator as an impartial third party in mediation be jeopardised by that mediator drafting a consent order, once a mediated agreement has been reached?
  • Is it possible to draft a consent order without giving advice on its terms?
  • Is it appropriate to draft a consent order without giving parties advice on its terms?

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