Mediation and Arbitration Mastery: Excelling in Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)

Date: May 3, 2024 - May 3, 2024

CPD hours: 2 Hours

Time: 11:00 - 13:00

Event Type: Webinar

Presenter: Veerash Srikison
Advocate and Founder

Mediation skills transcend legal disputes, finding relevance in various contexts such as workplace disagreements, family conflicts, and community issues. This adaptability enhances your professional versatility.


Mediation skills transcend legal disputes, finding relevance in various contexts such as workplace disagreements, family conflicts, and community issues. This adaptability enhances your professional versatility. 

The webinar places special emphasis on the Mediation Skills training course, illustrating how its contents can equip participants with the necessary skills and knowledge to effectively navigate conflicts in a constructive manner. 

Join an enlightening session with Adv. Veerash Srikison on 3 May 2024, from 11:00 a.m. to 13:00 p.m. She will lead an in-depth exploration of compliance with training standards, covering both national and international considerations. 

Learning objectives 

Attending this webinar will equip you with the following skills: 

  • By incorporating mediation skills into your repertoire, you position yourself advantageously to tap into the burgeoning field of mediation within the legal profession. This addition not only enriches your expertise but also opens doors to exciting career opportunities as a mediator or conflict resolution specialist. 

  • Equipped with these skills, you can offer your clients alternative dispute resolution services. This empowers them to attain faster, more cost-effective, and amicable resolutions to their legal issues, ultimately leading to increased client satisfaction and loyalty. 

  • Investing in mediation training hones your negotiation skills, which are invaluable assets in the legal domain. Mastery of effective negotiation techniques can yield superior outcomes for your clients across a spectrum of legal matters. 

  • Furthermore, acquiring insights into jurisdictions that advocate or mandate mediation before trial is essential. Mediation training ensures you stay informed about legal trends, enabling you to seamlessly fulfill these requirements. 

  • Attaining certification in Mediation Skills Training not only enhances your professional credibility but also demonstrates your commitment to providing comprehensive legal services. 


The webinar will cover the following topics:  

  • What does it entail to be recognized as an accredited mediator in South Africa? 

  • What are the prerequisites for becoming a mediator? 

  • Exploration of the curriculum within Mediation Skills training and its significance in conflict resolution. 

  • In what ways could mastering mediation skills enhance my ability to attract and retain clients? 

  • Why is it crucial for students across various disciplines to acquire mediation skills as soon as feasible? 

  • How might possessing mediation skills bolster my job prospects and broaden my career opportunities? 

About the presenter 

Adv. Veerash Srikison 

Veerash Srikison was admitted as an Advocate in 2003 in Johannesburg, South Africa. She holds BA (Law), LLB and LLM degrees.  

In 2010 Veerash chose to focus her practice on resolving disputes through mediations and negotiations. She founded Fair Practice Mediation and Negotiation Consultancy (Pty) Ltd to provide legal care for disputants who prefer an affordable and confidential approach to handling disputes and reaching resolution. She has chaired numerous disciplinary hearings and presided as a moot court judge for the Faculty of Law, University of Pretoria. 

Who should attend? 

The following persons will benefit from attending this webinar: 

  • Candidate attorneys. 

  • Law students. 

  • Pupil advocates. 

  • Paralegals. 

  • Young/ junior legal practitioners. 


  • R 300.00 - Online admission - Individual.  

  • Group Price (Discounts available for group bookings)

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Additional material 

By attending this webinar you will be provided with: 

  • A summarised slide presentation. 

  • Reference documents and/ or course material where available. 

  • You can ask questions during the webinar and you will also have access to the presenter after the webinar. 

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