Can mediation always rise to the occasion? – Law Society’s Gazette

Posted May 17th, 2012 in arbitration, legal services, news by sally

“The numbers of family and commercial mediations are growing – but while an elite group of commercial mediators is earning six figures, newcomers in both fields are finding it hard to gain the experience to break into the market. CEDR’s fifth mediation audit, published this week, shows the top commercial mediator earned £700,000 last year in a market dominated by about 100 mediators – mostly lawyers – doing 85% of the non-scheme mediations and averaging about £300,000.”

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Law Society’s Gazette, 17th May 2012