Congratulations to Mediator Academy for arranging this evening's online debate in memory of David Richbell.

Debating the motion "This house believes that the benefits of mandatory mediation outweigh the costs" were Justice Michael Peart, Jane Player, Bill Wood QC and Sabine Walsh.  Professor Brian Hutchinson of University College Dublin Sutherland School of Law acted as the chief moderator.

The audience voted....... 53% in favour of the motion, 40% against and 7% abstentions.

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