“It’ll all be over by Christmas!” With that famous phrase in mind, we went into lockdown in March with a roughly three-month horizon. After six months – and still counting - we all face the reality and uncertainties of living with Covid-19 for an indefinite future.
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This webinar discussion explores online video family mediation.
We bring together a selection of digital resources and learning materials that can be accessed to learn at home.
Adele Ballantyne, Director of Eleda Consultancy and Marcie Shaoul Director of Rolling Stone Coaching have come together to talk about how to effectively build online relationships with clients.
This section focusses on working remotely across your mediation practice, please read in conjunction with the other relevant sections in the Handbook (as are indicated).
As a result of the Coronavirus outbreak, all mediators have been faced with new challenges to the way in which they work. Very long held norms of face-to-face practice have been seriously disrupted and changed and it has meant that many of you will have moved to online and remote working and some will have done so at some speed in order to ensure continuing service to individuals and families.
When the Government introduced the lockdown across the country, the working life of the family law professional changed overnight. Karin Walker sets out her tips for how to approach mediation using a video conferencing application such as Zoom.
This webinar is designed to share with you the skills the speakers have learned when working paperlessly and when getting to grips with a remote working platform.
The aim of this document is to identify clearly the current problems which arise from the urgent need to move to a default position of remote hearings, to identify potential solutions to those problems and to set out operational protocols to govern the position whilst further solutions are being arrived at.
During this time of special arrangements for everyone due to the Coronavirus outbreak we are aware that all our members are doing their upmost to continue to serve the needs of clients.
The introduction, development and evolution of new methods of resolving family disputes for changing families means there is a need for us all to look at how we communicate as members of Resolution; with our clients, with other members, with our clients’ former partners if they are not represented by a lawyer, with other members of our clients’ families, with other non-member lawyers, barristers, judges, mediators and arbitrators and more widely within the family justice system.
Stress is on the rise in law firms, and junior lawyers are particularly vulnerable. But there are many anti-stress techniques and plenty of sources of help – Sarah Green of TLT LLP looks at some of the options, including YRes.
It was heartening to see Sir Andrew McFarlane, the new President of the Family Division, and Sir James Munby, the former President, open their discussion at the PSU ‘Future of the Family Division’ event in October by talking about the importance of wellbeing for family law professionals.