Mediation Act 2017: What solicitors, including in-house solicitors, need to know

20-10-2017

Solicitors, including in-house solicitors, in Ireland face new obligations to advise their clients to consider mediation as a form of dispute resolution and to make a statutory declaration confirming they have done so.  These new obligations are set out in the Mediation Act 2017, which was signed into law on 2 October 2017.  The provisions of the Act have not yet been brought into operation by ministerial order.

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