Unlocking the Power of Mediation

Date: Feb 28, 2024 - Feb 28, 2024

CPD hours: 1 Hours

Time: 12:00 - 13:00

Event Type: Webinar

Presenter: Veerash Srikison
Advocate and Founder

Mediation skills extend beyond the realm of legal disputes, finding application in diverse settings such as workplace conflicts, family disputes, and community issues.


Mediation skills extend beyond the realm of legal disputes, finding application in diverse settings such as workplace conflicts, family disputes, and community issues. This versatility enhances your professional adaptability.  

The webinar places particular emphasis on the Mediation Skills training course, elucidating how its contents can empower participants with the requisite skills and knowledge to adeptly navigate conflicts in a constructive manner. 

Participate in an informative session with Adv. Veerash Srikison on 28 February 2024 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. She will guide you through a comprehensive exploration of compliance with training standards, encompassing both national and international considerations. 

Learning objectives 

Attending this webinar will equip you with the following skills: 

  • You'll be well-positioned to tap into the expanding field of mediation within the legal profession. Incorporating mediation skills into your toolkit not only enriches your expertise but also unlocks doors to exciting career prospects as a mediator or conflict resolution specialist. 

  • You'll be equipped to provide your clients with alternative dispute resolution services. This will enable them to achieve faster, more cost-effective, and amicable resolutions to their legal concerns. The result? Increased client satisfaction and loyalty. 

  • Acquire mediation training that sharpens your negotiation skills-critical assets in the legal realm. Mastering effective negotiation has the potential to yield superior outcomes for your clients across various legal matters. 

  • Gain insights into how many jurisdictions advocate or mandate mediation prior to going to trial. Equipping yourself with mediation training ensures you remain abreast of legal trends, enabling you to fulfill these requirements seamlessly. 

  • Achieving Mediation Skills Training certification not only enhances your professional credibility but also showcases your dedication to delivering comprehensive legal services. 


The webinar will cover the following topics:  

  • What does it mean to be considered an accredited mediator in South Africa? 

  • What prerequisites are necessary to become a mediator? 

  • Course content covered in Mediation Skills training and its relevance in conflict management. 

  • How would mediation skills improve my relationship with attracting and retaining more clients? 

  • Why are mediation skills essential for students in any faculty to obtain as early as possible? 

  • How will mediation skills improve my prospects of employment and enhance my career choices?  

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. 


  • Free 

For those of you who are unable to attend the live webinar, the recording will be made available to you shortly after the event. 


Steps to register for the event:  

If you already have a profile, login and register for the webinar. 

If you don’t have a profile, create a free profile then login and register for the webinar. 

Click here  to create a free profile (There is no charge to create a profile and gain access to our free Monthly Practice Management Series). 

Click here  to find out about the Technical Resource Centre & CPD Subscription options. 

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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