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Talk Mediation win training contract in Vienna

Talk Mediation have successfully tendered for a contract to provide mediation training to the CTBTO in Vienna. “I am delighted that the calibre of our training is now being recognised internationally” said Suzanne Lowe, MD of Talk Mediation.

MD Suzanne Lowe looks back on her first 12 months as Chairman of NMPA

The NMPA is an umbrella body of the majority of Civil Mediation Council (CMC) accredited mediation providers in England and Wales. It was formerly the National Mediation Providers Forum which serviced the National Mediation Helpline(NMH).This was axed by the goverment in 2010 allegedly to save less than £64,000 in costs. In the last 12 months, with […]

The cat’s on the roof and won’t come down!

The Cat’s on the Roof and Won’t Come Down! How information is given and received can make or break any deal to be done in a mediation. Many of you may well have heard the following Dave Allen story, but if you are like me, it is such a classic that you can never hear it enough […]

Who Do Think You Are?

When: 21 & 28 June and 6 July 2012Where: Manchester, Birmingham and Bristol Timings: 10:00am – 5:00pm – Registration at 9:30am Accreditation: 6 CPD pointsSee booking form for further details  If you are bored with going to the same old mediation updating courses, are serious about developing your interpersonal skills as a mediator and aren’t simply looking to […]

How high do you rate client satisfaction?

When I was in private practice in about 1999 I expressed my concerns to one of the partners in the firm as to the future direction of the firm. He asked me to attend one of the partners’ meetings to voice my concerns. The main point I made was that as a firm we needed […]

Enough to make grown men cry?

It never ceases to amaze me how, having an entrenched position in a conflict situation can make the normally most reasonable of adults behave in ridiculous ways. A few weeks ago I called at a petrol station to pick up a paper. As I made my way to the shop I was distracted by a […]

Client Satisfaction

When I was in private practice in about 1999 I expressed my concerns to one of the partners in the firm as to the future direction of the firm. He asked me to attend one of the partners’ meetings to voice my concerns. The main point I made was that as a firm we needed […]

Mediation – A better Way

Suzanne Lowe, a solicitor and mediator explains why mediation should be an essential part of your business strategy for keeping you in business.  Running a successful business is, as we all know, not just about selling your goods and/or services. The profitability of your business will depend on a loyal and dedicated task force; managing […]

Can you afford to protect your rights to land?

Suzanne Lowe of Talk Mediation, a solicitor and mediator, highlights the benefits of resolving disputes using mediation. What do you do if you find yourself in a dispute over who owns what land or a right of way? Who is right and who is wrong? You could seek legal advice. As a litigation solicitor, I will charge […]