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Online Mediation

Posted by Stephen Wood on Sunday, October 22, 2017, In : ODR 
Online mediation is very similar to face to face mediation but the meetings take place over webcams on a computer, tablet or even a smartphone, rather than in the same room.

Online mediation may be preferred if:
  • The parties does not liver near to each other, or indeed, if they are in different countries;
  • The parties do not live near to a mediator;
  • The parties wish to save time travelling to the mediator; 
  • A party considers that they would be at risk of harm if they were in the same room as the oth...

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Online Mediation Training

Posted by Stephen Wood on Sunday, November 6, 2016, In : ODR 
I have just completed a 3 day course of training in online mediation.  Online mediation is very similar to face to face mediation but the meetings take place over webcams on a computer, tablet or smartphone, rather than in a room.

Online mediation may be preferred if:
  • You do not live near to the other party (perhaps because you are in different countries);
  • You and the other party do not live near to a mediator;
  • You wish to save time travelling to the mediation;
  • You consider that you would be at ri...

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About Me


Stephen Wood is an ADR Group Accredited Civil & Commercial Mediator, an ADR Group Accredited Workplace Mediator, an ADR Group Accredited Online Mediator and a Consultant Litigation Solicitor. In 2017 Stephen was appointed to the Panel of Chairs of the Valuation Tribunal of England. Stephen has undertaken over 50 paid mediations.