Medical Mediation – Mediation in Matters Medical

Medical Mediation – Mediation in Matters Medical

Patients are remarkably patient – and as a general rule seem to tolerate far more than they should, not least because patients are far too grateful for the treatment they receive from the  NHS. We as taxpayers in the UK pay a commercial rate for healthcare, that...
Medical Mediation – Doctors and Mediation

Medical Mediation – Doctors and Mediation

When I reflect on my medical career to date, I am reminded of both the positives and the negatives, with the latter sometimes overshadowing the former, unfortunately. I am painfully aware that like all doctors, I could face a complaint or significant event at any...
For Want of a Mechanism….? How to Thwart International Dispute Resolution To the Detriment Of All Affected. A nod to Groucho Marx and an example a very poor drafting of a dispute resolution clause.

For Want of a Mechanism….? How to Thwart International Dispute Resolution To the Detriment Of All Affected. A nod to Groucho Marx and an example a very poor drafting of a dispute resolution clause.

Brexit has drawn attention to the need or potential need for the United Kingdom to negotiate and put in place bilateral investment treaties with other countries with which it wishes to trade. Can this be a straightforward process? What mechanisms are available and how...
Civil Mediation – A New Slant – Lear and the Mediators

Civil Mediation – A New Slant – Lear and the Mediators

King Lear is perhaps the greatest work of literature in the English language. It is about everything: God, life, love. It can also be read as a study of mediation. The play begins with a ceremony. Complacently convinced that he has lived a fulfilled life and is ready...