Mediation: How binding are ‘agreements’ signed at mediation?

With mediation now being commonplace the courts are starting to look at issues other than whether parties are unreasonable in refusing to mediate. Jacqui Joyce and Iain Travers examine some recent cases ‘If the document is not meant to be binding, then it can be formally recorded as being not binding and subject to contract.’ …
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Cases Referenced

  • Abberley & ors v Abberley [2019] EWHC 1564 (Ch)
  • Frost v Wake Smith and Tofields Solicitors [2013] EWCA Civ 772
  • Von Hatzfeldt-Wildenburg v Alexander [1912] 1 Ch 284
  • Wells v Devani [2019] UKSC 4