Certificate Mediation lawyering

Power up your dispute resolution skills and knowledge with this course for practising lawyers

£250 (Inc. VAT)

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

"The way the programme was structured meant our firm could up-skill all our litigation associates in an efficient way. Learning about the latest practice developments from subject matter experts made the programme relevant and engaging. I couldn't recommend them highly enough."

- Emma Crowley
Head of Legal Professional Training
McCann FitzGerald LLP

"Their speed and flexibility in integrating their modules into already existing course design is impressive. We are looking forward to seeing what comes next from Mediator Academy in these digital times."

- Joy Davies
Nottingham Law School


Essential mediation law, process and skills distilled into an engaging, flexible and manageable format for the busy lawyer. Learn in bite-sized chunks from leading practitioners.

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Course structure -immersive, engaging & Easy

The course is structured to make your learning easy. Immerse yourself with our case study simulations and see how a dispute unfolds. Get real-world analysis from experienced practitioners and take away useful checklists, cheat sheets and templates.

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flexible & convenient

Study at your own pace in small chunks that you can fit around your busy life. Learn from practitioners and stay ahead of the latest developments with an engaging, just-in-time curriculum.

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education you can trust

Mediator Academy is the preferred online education partner for legal professional bodies and law firms in Ireland, the UK and further afield.


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

£250 (inc. VAT)


Learn how mediation law applies to you and how to coach your clients through the mediation process

Expert International Faculty

Learn directly from those working on the ground, at the very top of their field at home and abroad.
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Focused and Practical

Discover what works and why, and how to navigate difficult situations in dispute resolution practice. Put your new skills and knowledge to use right away with tips, tactics and proven strategies.
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Skills Focus

Learn the essential skills of mediation lawyering through video simulations of a real case. Learn how the mediator and other participants react in the mediation room.
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Latest Developments in Mediation

Stay ahead of the latest developments in mediation law and know your legal obligations, the parties rights and duties. Discover how judges apply key legal provisions.
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Integrated Assessment

Our integrated modular assessments will test your knowledge and skills to the full. Accrue CPD/CLE points by completing the assessment and show off your competencies with our Blockchain certificates.
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Verified Credentials

Our blockchain 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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Be up to date on legal developments and caselaw in a rapidly evolving area of practice.

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Have the confidence to coach and advise your clients on their options and how to support them through the mediation process.

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Stand out in your team with cutting edge insights and skills which will benefit you in all areas of your legal practice.

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Who is this course for?

These are the three most common student profiles to have completed this course:

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You are newly qualified and moving from a different area of law. You know mediation will be important part of your practice but don't really know where to start.

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You're a solicitor working in a litigation team and want to keep ahead of your obligations in relation to mediation. You have a case coming up and want a flexible masterclass in mediation lawyering.

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You're a barrister and seeing more cases going to mediation so adding value to instructing solicitors and better supporting your clients is a top priority.

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

Marcin Szulc - Principal, Rostra Solicitors

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“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”

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Frequently Asked Questions

Can I practice as mediator after this programme?

This course is focused on the role of lawyer in mediation. If you are excited about the opportunities this role has for you and 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 on any of our Commercial Mediation Training Programmes. Completing one of these will enable you to practice as a commercial mediator as an International Mediation Institute Qualified Mediator.

How long is the programme?

On average our students complete this course in 3 hours. The course is entirely flexible and we find most students practice the 'little and often' principle, completing the course in bite-sized chunks. 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?

This course is aimed at solicitors and barristers but is also suitable for law students, trainee lawyers, paralegals, legal executives and anyone working in the law or dispute resolution.

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.