On Thursday 6 December at 6pm, Herbert Smith Freehills’ London office will host an event organised by the Standing Conference of Mediation Advocates (SCMA), a cross-professional association  established to deliver professional excellence in mediation advocacy.  Nicholas Green QC, Edwin Glasgow QC, HH Judge Bartle QC, Michael Leathes (International Mediation Institute (IMI)), Alexander Oddy (Herbert Smith Freehills LLP) and Katie Bradford (Linklaters LLP) will tackle the subject of improving standards in mediation advocacy, through the possibility of accreditation, training and recognition.  The event will inform the SCMA’s response to the consultation paper of the IMI’s task force on mediation advocacy.

This event should be of interest to anyone involved in commercial mediation, and particularly those representing clients at mediations. To register, please email the SCMA’s convener, Andrew Goodman of 1 Chancery Lane, London WC2A 1LF  at agoodman@1chancerylane.com.