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DR: Future of Family Practice: Models, Participation & Flexibility in Family Law

In-Person 

10th May 2022, Afternoon, Ironmongers Hall, London

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Agenda

Registration
1.00pm

Chair's Opening Remarks
1.30pm

Claire Blakemore, Partner
Withers

New DR offerings – Looking to the future - who is doing what differently?
1.40pm

Speakers from each new DR service will be asked to tell us about it

  • what they have done
  • why they have created it
  • how it works
  • why it was needed
  • looking to the future

Jacqueline Marks, Founder
The Mediation Space

Karin Walker, Founding Partner
KGW Family Law

Claire Blakemore, Partner
Withers

David Lister, Partner, Head of Family Law
Simpson Millar

How to work in DR ways - complementary skills and practice
2.25pm

How the DR offerings are conducted and what they need from lawyers, especially those not trained in mediation – myth busting and practice development. There is a need for practitioners, especially those not qualified in mediation, collab law or arbitration to feel that they can refer into all of the DR options and not lose work.

  • Concerns
  • Options – solicitor-present mediation and neutral evaluation -
  • How to get involved when not DR trained, DR Basics

Angela Lake-Carroll, Independent
Consultant

Nicola Wager, Specialist Family Mediator
NWM

Tristan Harvey , Barrister
QEB

Simon Pigott, Partner
Levison Meltzer Pigott

Refreshment Break
3.20pm

Deal-Making
3.40pm

  • DR negotiations
  • Pros and cons of FDR
  • Different models of DR
  • Choosing your arbitrators or private judges
  • Uncouple combines all DR options – exciting times

Christopher Pocock QC, Barrister
1KBW

Michael Gouriet, Partner
Withers

Katherine Kelsey, Barrister
1KBW

Complimentary Professionals – bringing other professionals into the DR offerings
4.25pm

How other professionals are brought into the process – how they can work with us in the DR process.

Natalie O’Shea, Senior Knowledge Lawyer and Mediator
Withers

Sarah Middleton , Partner
PwC

Duncan Wilson , Partner
Partners Wealth Management

Naomi Goode , Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist
Naomi Goode Counselling & Psychotherapy

Chair's Summation & Close of Event
5.15pm

Claire Blakemore, Partner
Withers

Drinks Reception
5.20pm

1.00pm
Registration
1.30pm
Chair's Opening Remarks
Claire Blakemore - Partner - Withers
1.40pm
New DR offerings – Looking to the future - who is doing what differently?

Speakers from each new DR service will be asked to tell us about it

  • what they have done
  • why they have created it
  • how it works
  • why it was needed
  • looking to the future
Jacqueline Marks - Founder - The Mediation Space
Karin Walker - Founding Partner - KGW Family Law
Claire Blakemore - Partner - Withers
David Lister - Partner, Head of Family Law - Simpson Millar
2.25pm
How to work in DR ways - complementary skills and practice

How the DR offerings are conducted and what they need from lawyers, especially those not trained in mediation – myth busting and practice development. There is a need for practitioners, especially those not qualified in mediation, collab law or arbitration to feel that they can refer into all of the DR options and not lose work.

  • Concerns
  • Options – solicitor-present mediation and neutral evaluation -
  • How to get involved when not DR trained, DR Basics
Angela Lake-Carroll - Independent - Consultant
Nicola Wager - Specialist Family Mediator - NWM
Tristan Harvey - Barrister - QEB
Simon Pigott - Partner - Levison Meltzer Pigott
3.20pm
Refreshment Break
3.40pm
Deal-Making
  • DR negotiations
  • Pros and cons of FDR
  • Different models of DR
  • Choosing your arbitrators or private judges
  • Uncouple combines all DR options – exciting times
Christopher Pocock QC - Barrister - 1KBW
Michael Gouriet - Partner - Withers
Katherine Kelsey - Barrister - 1KBW
4.25pm
Complimentary Professionals – bringing other professionals into the DR offerings

How other professionals are brought into the process – how they can work with us in the DR process.

Natalie O’Shea - Senior Knowledge Lawyer and Mediator - Withers
Sarah Middleton - Partner - PwC
Duncan Wilson - Partner - Partners Wealth Management
Naomi Goode - Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist - Naomi Goode Counselling & Psychotherapy
5.15pm
Chair's Summation & Close of Event
Claire Blakemore - Partner - Withers
5.20pm
Drinks Reception

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