Certificate in International Mediation Advocacy & Dispute Management by IIAM [Register by 5 Feb]

About IIAM, India

IIAM is one of the pioneer institutions in India, administering and facilitating Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) services, which includes international and domestic commercial arbitration, mediation/conciliation and negotiation. It commenced activities in the year 2001 and the legal and ethical aspects of the institution is guided and advised by the IIAM Advisory Board, comprising of distinguished and eminent persons from various fields, chaired by Hon’ble Mr. Justice M.N. Venkatachaliah, former Chief Justice of India. IIAM is the first institution in India approved by the International Mediation Institute (IMI) at the Hague, Netherlands. IIAM is a member of the Asian Mediation Association (AMA) and the Asia Pacific Regional Arbitration Group (APRAG) which brings together the leading mediation and arbitration centres in the region.
About SCMA, London
The Standards and Competencies in Mediation Advocacy (SCMA) is a multi-disciplinary cross-professional initiative of practitioners established to promote and deliver best practice, standards, competencies and professional excellence in mediation advocacy through individual and corporate training consultancy services and commercial activities. It is a Civil Mediation Council registered civil/commercial mediation training provider, an accredited International Mediation Institute (IMI) and Association of Mediation Assessors, Trainers and Instructors (AMATI) training provider, and a Bar Standards Board advocacy CPD provider.
Faculty Leader
The program is led by Prof. Andrew Goodman LL.B., MBA, PhD, FCIArb, Instep, FRSA, Barrister, CEDR Mediator, IMI mediation advocate, Bar, Inner Temple, International Advocacy Training Council and Nottingham Law School advocacy trainer and consultant in conflict avoidance and management, and dispute strategy. Prof. Andrew Goodman practices at 1 Chancery Lane, London and is a Master of the Bench of Inner Temple. He is widely recognized as a thought leader in the field of mediation and is the Convenor of the Standing Conference of Mediation Advocates, Director of the Association of Mediation Assessors, Trainers and Instructors and a member of the Bar ADR Panel, and was, until January 2019, the Independent Standards Commission of the International Mediation Institute and Co-Chair of the IMI Mediation Advocacy Appraisal Sub-Committee.
About Training
The Certificate in International Mediation Advocacy & Dispute Management is a 3-day program jointly conducted by IIAM (Indian Institute of Arbitration & Mediation) and SCMA London (Standards and Competencies in Mediation Advocacy). The program offers the opportunity to learn what is necessary to become a skilled mediation advisor/advocate. Experienced and highly knowledgeable national and international trainers, introduce you to the theory and concepts that form the basis of mediation advocacy practice and dispute management. The course provides participants with the opportunity to practice this structured dispute resolution process through a series of interactive presentations, role-play simulations, real-life case studies and discussion groups. The training merges highly interactive, skill-based courses in negotiation and mediation. It covers the role of the lawyer in the pre-mediation, mediation and post-mediation processes and professional and technical skills required for advising and representing clients in mediation and related dispute resolution processes. The training also gives emphasis on the code and ethical standards of mediation.
Learning Objectives
  • Promoting mediation advocacy as an essential tool in legal practice;
  • Preparing for cross-border, multi-national or multi-party mediation and cross-cultural approaches to mediating outside your jurisdiction;
  • Preparing for mediation – Identifying risk and reward in mediation and tips to meet client need and options for client gain;
  • Managing Disputes through Mediation Advocacy and deriving significant fee income from professional practice.
Who can join:
All professionals including law students from 3rd year onwards.

Last Day of Registration: 5th February 2020
Rs. 35,000.00 (Indian participants)
US$ 580.00 (NRI participants & participants from SAARC Region) 
US$ 650.00 (Foreign participants) + 18% GST
Payment Details:
Bank Name: AXIS Bank
Branch: Vytilla, Kochi
IFSC Code: UTIB0000827
Bank Account Number: 919010094820054

See Brochure here.

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