Training in family mediation

Family bar

The Bar Council, in collaboration with ADR Group, is to offer barristers training in family mediation.

The training, which begins in November, aims to help barristers respond to the greater emphasis being placed on mediation in family practice.
Michael Lind, managing director of ADR Group, said: “Members of the Bar are experienced practitioners and well placed to play a direct and active role in the resolution of family conflict through mediation.”

Paul Mosson, head of member services at the Bar Council, said: “The number of significant changes affecting the legal profession has made it more important than ever for the Bar Council to provide top-quality, affordable training courses tailored to the Bar.”