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Lawfuel, a prominent legal online publication in New Zealand has just released its list of mediation stars.

For the last 3 years, Geoff Sharp has been recognized by Who’s Who Legal as one of the 10 most highly regarded international mediators.

Deborah Clapshaw. Another to gain the honour of being a Distinguished Fellow by the IAM, Auckland barrister Ms Clapshaw was formerly a litigation lawyer both in New Zealand and Hong Kong.

With a construction and infrastructure specialization, gained both here and predominantly in London and Hong Kong, Auckland barrister and AMINZ President, John Walton mediates a wide range of commercial cases.

Lastly, an honourable mention must go to ex-pat New Zealander, Tony Willis.


Reflections on a Recent Mediation: Listening (Redux)
By: Jerome F. Weiss, IAM Distinguished Fellow
Email: mediator@mediationsolve.com

The day of mediation began with one of the lawyers scoffing that this was not an emotional matter at all and the family just needed to get over it. I brought him into the room with the family’s boxes (see picture) and responded “REALLY?”...to read more click here


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