Mediation in a Post-Churchill World: 2024 and Beyond

39 Essex Chambers member Kelly Stricklin-Coutinho will be speaking at Ciarb London Branch Annual Mediation Seminar co-organised by Ciarb (London Branch) and CEDR, on Mediation in a Post-Churchill World: 2024 and beyond on Wednesday 31st January 2024 at 6.00pm. 

The landmark 2023 Court of Appeal decision has opened up a new landscape for mediation in England and Wales. Chair Gill Mansfield will be joined by mediation and litigation practitioners to:

•    explore the impact of the Churchill decision on mediations in England and Wales including trends for the future of mediation;
•    share thoughts on the immediate changes to be felt by mediation parties and practitioners when preparing their litigation strategy; and
•    understand the effects that Churchill may have on working with parties who have been ordered to attend.

This is a joint event hosted by CEDR and Ciarb. It will be held at the CEDR offices in London. Limited spaces are available. To register visit:

39 Essex Chambers members Edwin Glasgow CBE KC and Kelly Stricklin-Coutinho represented the Civil Mediation Council (CMC), Ciarb and CEDR in Churchill v Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council and were instructed by Stewarts in this case; all of whom acted pro-bono.