Book Review: Mediation skills and strategies – A practical guide by Tony Whatling

Posted on: October 19, 2020 Book Review: Mediation skills and strategies – A practical guide by Tony Whatling

I am often asked which books I recommend on mediation even though there are plenty of good books around on the subject. Those of my friend Clive Lewis OBE – who has written 14 books including “How to Master Workplace and Employment Mediation” (Bloomsbury, 2015) and ”Difficult Conversations – 10 Steps to Becoming a Tackler […]

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Legal case study – Anatomy of a law firm merger (Ross & Craig and DMH Stallard)

Posted on: September 27, 2017 David Leadercramer - Anatomy of a law firm merger

In 2015 I interviewed David Leadercramer, the former managing partner and senior partner of Ross & Craig solicitors about his firm’s decision to merge with DML Stallard to gain insight into the merger decision and process. The original interview is below. David was kind enough to reflect recently on what he said at […]

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Family Law Panel Westminster Forum 2014 – “Couples break up – Families don’t need to”

Posted on: October 28, 2014

As a psychologist and trainee psychotherapeutic counsellor, a consultant who works with many family lawyers, a divorced mum who ensured my children’s father played a major role in their lives and as a long-time supporter of the not-for-profit organisations OnlyMums and OnlyDads, I was delighted to attend my second Westminster Forum on the […]

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Family Law – Working dads at City Fathers

Posted on: September 10, 2014

I have a long association with the single father organisations Onlydads (see, for example the Westminster Fathers debate and also the research into the cost of divorce . Dadshouse is a related organisation for single dads. So I was interested to see that a new members and networking group called City […]

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Divorce and family statistics

Posted on: August 19, 2014

I noticed some interesting divorce and family statistics relating to the family law market today: At a Resolution event it was reported that the cost of relationship breakdown in the UK is in the region of £44 billion a year   The Daily Telegraph ran a report on the hidden cost of divorce (based on […]

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