With the formal introduction of Court-Annexed Mediation, it is in the interest of legal practitioners to familiarise themselves with the process and techniques of mediation. In December 2014 Court Annexed Mediation was introduced in 12 Magistrates’ Courts pilot sites (9 in Gauteng and 3 in the North West Province) pursuant to the Court Mediation Rules. In 2019, based on the lessons and experiences learnt from the pilot, the Court Annexed Mediation services was extended to the Regional Courts in the remaining five provinces, namely, Eastern Cape, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, Northern Cape and Western Cape, from the date gazetted by the Minister of Justice and Correctional Services during March 2019.
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LEAD’s mediation courses are primarily designed to prepare legal practitioners and candidate legal practitioners to be mediators and to advise clients on the mediation process. When designing the course content, the Standards for Civil Mediation were taken into account.
About the course
This 5-day course deals specifically with civil mediation. Past experience has shown that mediation is a growing area of legal specialisation and, when used appropriately, can offer a valuable approach to reduce the time and costs of litigation. Whether you wish to practise as a mediator or be in a position to advise your clients or represent them at mediations, you will benefit greatly from attending the course.
Intensive 5-Day Course for the Legal Profession | 40-hours
Registration closes 48 hours before the event. Late registration can be made with LEAD approval.
For more information about this course, contact Tamara Sihlangu at E: tamara@LSSALEAD.org.za or on T: 012 441 4673/00