Case study 1:
Court of Protection ‘Best Interests’
The ‘M’ family has been in a long dispute
with Wessex County Council over care
for their son Luke who has special needs.
The Official Solicitor, Luke’s litigation friend,
suggests ‘expert’ mediation. In a one-day
mediation, the parties and their legal teams
agree on a care-package and residency for
Michael. A better relationship is established
Case study 2:
Linda is Wayne’s line manager; the company
has been going through a difficult time.
Senior management demand the team
delivers better results. Linda tells Wayne that
his performance results are disappointing.
He tells HR he is stressed, feels bullied by
Linda and is going to raise a grievance. HR
calls in a workplace mediator who helps
them establish a more effective working
Case Study 3:
Simon and Anne
Simon and Anne have been married for
15 years; Anne wants to divorce because
of Simon’s unreasonable behaviour. Simon
doesn’t want a divorce; he thinks it will
all ’blow over’. They have four mediation
sessions which help Simon to understand
that the marriage is truly over. They establish
a better communication and Simon agrees
to put their family home on the market.