Posted: Friday, 4 January 2019 @ 13:43
From my experience of mediation what are the most common failings of lawyers during mediation?
Here are some examples.
Confidence in the Process – There are many lawyers who lack confidence,
understanding of the process and accordingly allow this to cloud their
For the Case as though it was trial where you have to prove your case to a
3rd party. There is rough and tumble in litgation but some of the worst conduct I have seen has come from lawyers which is actually quite shocking when you think about it..
Linked with this, a common failing which I
experience with lawyers is the tendency to be over-aggressive and making
direct attacks on the other side.
in difficult persons who undermine the prospects of a settlement being
in the wrong person such as someone with inadequate knowledge of the