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"FAB course - I feel really prepared to go out and mediate" (Solicitor)


Civil & Commercial Mediation Training

Our acclaimed Civil and Commercial Mediation Training Programme leads to full recognised accreditation as a mediator and provides detailed and comprehensive tuition for any professional seeking to acquire the core skills and gain mediator status.

The ADR Group is widely acknowledged as one of the leading providers of professional mediator training and development in the UK.  Successful completion leads to being awarded the ADR Group Certificate of Accreditation as a Civil and Commercial Mediator - an accreditation meeting UK and European standards.




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Becoming a Mediator

Mediation has become a well-established field in the UK, Europe, US, Australia and elsewhere around the world.  Although the number of individuals whose career is based entirely on mediation is increasing, the majority of mediators include mediation as part of a portfolio career or within the scope of their existing business or professional practice.


"Excellent trainer with considerable experience which she freely shared to convey

the realities of being a mediator" (Delegate)  


Who Should Attend

ADR Group’s Civil and Commercial Mediator Training Programme is essential for anyone wishing to practice as a mediator.

The skills obtained will enhance the performance of:

  • Anyone with responsibility for resolving disputes
  • Private practice Solicitors and Barristers
  • In-house legal advisers
  • Other professional advisers e.g. accountants and architects
  • Healthcare professionals
  • HR managers, union representatives and policy advisers


Why Choose ADR Group

Aligning yourself to the right organisation is key to developing a mediation practice.  It was the ADR Group who introduced and formalised mediation training in the UK, bringing recognition to mediation as a profession and setting the standards within the industry.  We have been leading the way ever since with a reputation for excellence in the field of mediation.  We are a founding member of the Civil Mediation Council - the UK's leading authority in Civil and Commercial mediation. 


"An extremely informative, well delivered course" (Solicitor) 


Recognised Accreditation

ADR Group is registered by the Civil Mediation Council. Our mediation courses have continually evolved in association with distinguished experts to ensure that they reflect the latest thinking and practice in the field.  Following successful completion of the course, you will be awarded with the title of ADR Group Accredited Civil and Commercial Mediator.


Meeting Standards

By offering a total of 52 hours learning, including 40 hours face to face practical training, ADR Group’s programme meets the required standards of the Civil Mediation Council.


Mediator Accreditation

Upon successful completion of the course, you become an accredited mediator.  On qualifying we encourage mediators to keep up with the standards for continuing professional development (CPD) within the jurisdiction of the country you choose to practise.  CPD ensures that mediator professionals maintain their knowledge and skills and remain up to date with practise.


Support and Development

After successfully completing the ADR Group training course, you are eligible to join ADR Group's membership, a strong network of ADR professionals where you can benefit from networking events, introduction to mediators and other continual professional development opportunities.



Further Information

If you would like further information about this or any of our courses or need help identifying the right course for you, contact our qualified Training Services team on +44 020 3600 5050


Civil and Commercial Mediation Training Course Schedule


10 Feb - 14 Feb 2020

£2,750.00 + VAT

04 May - 08 May 2020

£2750.00 + VAT

20 Jul - 24 Jul 2020

£2750.00 + VAT

21 Sep - 24 Sep 2020

£2750.00 + VAT

Get in Touch

ADR Group
The Dounsells, Mores Lane, Brentwood, Essex CM14 5RZ

General Office Enquiries
020 3600 5050

Office Hours
Monday to Thursday - 9.00am to 5.30pm
Friday - 9.00am to 5.00pm

Out of Office Contact
Mark Belford +44 7703 308 923

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