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Vol 23 No 4 April/May 2018

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Williams, Mortimer and Sunnucks: Executors, Administrators and Probate

Edited by: Alexander Learmonth, Charlotte Ford, Julia Clark, John Ross Martyn
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Lawyers and Mediators: The Brave New World of Services for Separating Families


ISBN13: 9781509904822
Published: February 2016
Publisher: Hart Publishing
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £60.00
Paperback edition not yet published, ISBN13 9781509922086



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Do lawyers make matters worse, or do they provide information, advice and support which can help to prevent disputes arising or manage them when they do? Do mediators enable parties to communicate and reach agreements tailor made to their needs? Or working outside the legal framework, do they find it difficult to protect weaker parties and access expert advice? What happens when lawyers become mediators?

This book will describe the structure of service provision and the day to day work of lawyers, mediators, and lawyer mediators, drawing on empirical work carried out 2013-15 immediately after the recent changes to the management of divorce and separation within the family justice system. The reduction in legal aided help in 2013 and the failure of mediation to fill the gap in 2014-15 have given rise to a difficult debate.

This book aims to provide an account of some of the practical effects of these policies through a description of daily work of practitioners in the sector. It raises the question of whether we need to choose between traditional legal services and the new processes of private ordering or whether intermediate positions might be possible.

Subjects:
Family Law
Contents:
1. Family Legal Services and the State
2. The Marketisation of the Legal Profession
3. What Solicitors are Doing
4. The Organisation and Aims of Mediation in England and Wales
5. The Practice of Family Mediators I: Non-Lawyers
6. The Practice of Family Mediators II: Legally Trained Mediators
7. Towards an Integrated Service?