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Mediation in Hong Kong: Law & Practice 2nd Edition is written from a practitioner’s perspective and focuses on the law and practice within the jurisdiction of Hong Kong. The book covers a wide range of topics from the principles of mediation, development of mediation, and the law governing mediation to the more practical aspects including pre-mediation process, advocacy in mediation, techniques in mediation, and drafting settlement agreements. The book also covers a variety of industry specific areas such as labour, family, construction industry, insurance, medical, and dental. This book is a must for those who wish to learn about the law and practice of mediation within the Hong Kong context.


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Mediation in Hong Kong: Law & Practice 2nd Edition is written from a practitioner’s perspective and focuses on the law and practice within the jurisdiction of Hong Kong. The book covers a wide range of topics from the principles of mediation, development of mediation, and the law governing mediation to the more practical aspects including pre-mediation process, advocacy in mediation, techniques in mediation, and drafting settlement agreements. The book also covers a variety of industry specific areas such as labour, family, construction industry, insurance, medical, and dental. This book is a must for those who wish to learn about the law and practice of mediation within the Hong Kong context.


Mediation in Hong Kong: Law & Practice 2nd Edition attempts to facilitate a deeper understanding of the subject and serves as a one-stop reference guide to those contemplating the use of mediation to resolve their disputes on-hand and in the future while at the same time serving as a comprehensive guide for practitioners to understand what the process can realistically achieve and not achieve within the confines of parameters established by disputing parties, the legal regime, the process, the procedure and above all the governing policies that play a pivotal role in shaping the framework of mediation practice. This book will give them practical tips from experienced mediators and it touches different subject matters, such as family, construction, banking and finance industry. It will be different from the products available in the market.


Key Features


Mediation in Hong Kong: Law & Practice 2nd Edition provides a comprehensive overview of the historic background, legislative framework, and procedures of mediation within the Hong Kong context. It offers insight into various mediation mechanisms specific to different industries, such as construction, banking and finance, insurance, etc. Identifies the skills and requirements for one to qualify as an accredited mediator as well as the potential challenges faced by mediators, advocates, and disputing parties within the mediation setting.

 

In this new edition, the most recent case law, legal reports, and policies are included to provide readers with the most up-to-date developments in the field of mediation. It is hoped that this reference book would provide guidance to interested individuals and legal practitioners who are keen on understanding the dynamics and complexities of conducting a mediation from start to finish.


Topics Covered*

  • The ADR Spectrum  
  • Principles of Mediation     
  • Development of Mediation in Hong Kong
  • The Law Governing Mediation in Hong Kong
  • Pre-mediation Process    
  • Practice and Procedure of Mediation     
  • Mediator’s Qualifications and Obligations     
  • Techniques in Mediation  
  • Advocacy in Mediation     
  • Drafting of Settlement Agreement  
  • Confidentiality and Transparency in Mediation     
  • Cross-cultural Mediation  
  • Mediation in Criminal Cases   
  • Family Mediation      
  • Mediation in Labour Disputes  
  • Mediation in Construction Disputes
  • Mediation in Intellectual Property Disputes    
  • Mediation in the Banking and Finance Industry    
  • Mediation in the Insurance Industry
  • Mediation of Consumer and Community Disputes
  • Mediation in Medical and Dental Disputes    
  • Apologies in mediation     
  • Post-mediation Process  
  • Mediation Sample Role Plays