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(This Webinar is organised by Hong Kong Mediation Council - a division of the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre)



Contractual undertakings to mediate (for example, multi-tiered dispute resolution clauses) are increasingly enforceable before national courts and arbitrators. Even where there is no provision for mediation in a contract, parties can choose to mediate at any time, before referring their disputes to arbitration or litigation. The benefits of Mediation is manifest: it offers a "cooling-off period' during which the parties can reassess and evaluate the possibility of seeking a compromise. But, where the parties do not settle through Mediation, how is Mediation intertwined with or how does it interact with other forms of dispute resolution? What areas should Mediators pay attention to when mediating under a multi-tiered dispute resolution clause?

The Webinar will be run in English via Zoom.


CPD: 1 Point (HKIAC)


(CPD Accreditation pending from HKMAAL and the Law Society of Hong Kong)

Speaker & Moderator

  • Mr. Rimsky Yuen, GBM, SC, JP (Chairman at Hong Kong Mediation Accreditation Association Limited)

    Mr. Rimsky Yuen, GBM, SC, JP

    Chairman at Hong Kong Mediation Accreditation Association Limited

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  • Prof. Edwin Chan (Adjunct Professor at Hong Kong Polytechnic University)

    Prof. Edwin Chan

    Adjunct Professor at Hong Kong Polytechnic University

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Organiser

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