Summary of Meetings: ADR - Vancouver
Number of Meetings Held:4
October 22, 2021
Registration Count: 30
Guest Speaker: Tracy Cohen, QC, Partner, Fasken Alexandra Mitretodis, Director, Vancouver International Arbitration Center; Lawyer, Fasken Dierk Ullrich, Partner, Fasken
Meeting Title/Topic: BC’s New Arbitration Act and Changes at VanIAC
Synopsis: Members heard from a panel of experienced counsel on the changes to practices and procedures under the new Arbitration Act, as well as recent updates at the Vancouver International Arbitration Centre (VanIAC).
December 13, 2021
Registration Count: 40
Guest Speaker: Lisa Hamilton, Hamilton Fabbro Lawyers Simon Margolis, QC, Cornish Margolis Boyd Mark Tweedy, Mark Tweedy Mediation and Arbitration
Meeting Title/Topic: Virtual Mediation – Reflections and Moving Forward
Synopsis: Panel discussion covering the current state of virtual mediation and its future.
February 17, 2022
Registration Count: 41
Guest Speaker: Arlene Henry, QC, Arlene H. Henry Law
Meeting Title/Topic: Skills to Elevate your Mediation Practice: Caucusing, Pre-meetings, Practical Skills
Synopsis: Best practices for contending with unrepresented clients, as well as her thoughts and tips on pre-mediation meetings and preparation, documenting, and building party buy-in, among other important topics.
April 05, 2022
Registration Count: 44
Guest Speaker: Colleen Cattell Q.C., Chartered Mediator of the ADR Institute of Canada Carol Hickman Q.C., Mediator, Arbitrator, Parenting Coordinator and Collaborative Law Professional Stephen McPhee Q.C., Family Mediator and Arbitrator, Family Law and Civil Law Practi
Meeting Title/Topic: Learn about MED-ARB
Synopsis: Presented on MED-ARB, a valuable dispute resolution process. Joint meeting with Family Law - Vancouver