Commercial MEdiation For the 21st century lawyer

Our most in-demand online course in commercial mediation for law students and trainees. Learn a new way of doing business and resolving disputes.

£47 (Inc. VAT)

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Learn complex skills with ease and earn the credentials to back it up

"As an ADR enthusiast coming across Mediator Academy's course was a blessing. I have learned valuable skills from international experts in the fiels that I would not have gained any other way."

- Soorefunmi Olanrewaju
University of Lagos


Gain a comprehensive overview of the mediation process and how to support your clients in resolving their disputes. Learn from the leading experts in the field and from video role-play simulations.

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Course structure -immersive, engaging & Easy

You will experience mediation skills in action, learn what your obligations are and find out about the most recent developments in dispute resolution and mediation. You will also gain insights to plot your dispute resolution career.

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flexible & focused

Get insights from experts, test your knowledge as you go and download checklists and templates. This is a flexible course that you can complete in as little as 2 hours with interactive lessons and international expert commentary.

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education you can trust

Mediator Academy specialises in dispute resolution and is the preferred online education partner for legal professional bodies and law firms in Ireland, the UK and further afield. Learn from the leading practitioners in the field and stay ahead of the latest developments with a just-in-time curriculum.


Learn from industry experts, video role play simulations, skill demonstrations and much more. Study in your own time and at your own pace.

£47 (inc. VAT)


Learn thE Foundations of commercial mediation and how it will impact on your legal career

Expert International Faculty

Our expert faculty include leaders from the world of academia as well as some of the most respected international mediation practitioners.
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Fcoused & Practical Lessons

See mediation and lawyering skills in actions, learn how to advise clients and access handy checklists and practical tips.
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Discover how the global rise of mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution are changing legal practice, and what the implications will be for the lawyers of the future.
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Employment Focused

Plot your own career journey and find out what opportunities await you in mediation and dispute resolution. Get ahead of your peers with access to accredited training.
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Integrated Assessment

Test your knowledge and learning as you go, revisit any lesson as often as you want and gain a certificate on successful completion of the course.
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Digital Credentials

Our digital certificates make it easy for you to validate your credentials to employers as well as show off your new skills and competencies on LinkedIn.
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Immersive and interactive online lessons.
Approximately 10-20 effort hours per week.
Live online small group sessions and coaching.
A variety of assessment methods.
Meet and work with a global cohort of learners.
Academic, practical and IT support.
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Meet Your International Expert Faculty

Our expert faculty include leaders from the world of academia as well as some of the most respected international mediation practitioners.

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Reasons to take this course

Why take this course?

After completing this course you'll...

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Know how developments in dispute resolution are shaping the future of legal practice.

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Be able to confidently explain the mediation process and the different participants' roles in the process.

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Identify the next steps you need to take to launch your career in dispute resolution.

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Who is this course for?

With more than 7,500 course completions, these are the three most common student profiles that have completed this course:

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You are a law student or trainee who wants to know how mediation and alternative dispute resolution will affect your practice, and how you can benefit from learning mediation skills.

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You are moving into dispute resolution from a different area of law and want a rapid overview of what role mediation will play in your practice and what skills and knowledge you will need. 

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You are considering studying mediation and dispute resolution and want an overview of the process, key skills and knowledge, and opportunities in the field before signing up to an accredited course.

Take the next step in your career or launch a new one.

“I've worked in litigation most of my professional life and I was looking for a career change. This course was seriously great, it gives you a practical insight into what you might expect in a real life mediation. I'd highly recommend this course”

Marcin Szulc - Principal, Rostra Solicitors


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Frequently Asked Questions

Can I practice as mediator after this programme?

Not yet. But If you successfully complete the course, pass the assessments and decide you want to take the next step to become an accredited mediator this will be a valuable foundation for you to build upon. You'll also be part of the Mediator Academy family, and as an Alumni you will receive a 10% discount off our Foundation Certificate in Commercial Mediation.

How long is the programme?

On average our students complete this course in 2 hours. The course is entirely flexible and we find most students practice the 'little and often' principle, completing the course over a couple of sitings. The course has been designed to enable you to jump in and out when it suits you.

How will I access the programme?

You will access the course via our dedicated Learning Management Platform. You can study on a laptop, tablet or even your phone, though for the best experience we recommend a desktop or laptop computer. You will need a stable internet connection.

Do I need a background in law?

No you do not have to be a legal professional to undertake this programme, it is equally suited to people working in different sectors such as banking and finance, construction, human resources and many other sectors.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed by an online multiple choice assessment with a pass grade of 55%.

What forms of payment do you accept?

We accept all major debit or credit cards. Payments can also be made via bank transfer directly into our account (details below). Please use your surname and invoice number as payment reference.

Account Name: Glyndwr Media Limited
Sort Code: 40-02-26
Account No.: 72659956
IBAN: GB07HBUK40022672659956

If your firm, company or employer is paying on your behalf and you need us to raise an invoice then please contact us by email: support@mediatoracademy .com

When will I get access to the online course materials?

Immediately. As soon as your course fee has been processed you will receive a VAT receipt along with a welcome email containing all your login details and online course instructions.