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CPD event: Mediate First - Unlocking Potentials (2019)

Theme:   Mediate First: Unlocking Potentials

Date:   24 May 2019 (Friday)

Time:   09:00 to 17:25 (Forum); 18:00 – 20:00 (Reception)

Venue:   Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre


What is “Mediate First” Pledge

  • Mediation allows disputants to resolve conflicts in amicable and constructive ways. During mediation, impartial mediators assist disputants to reach mutually acceptable settlements while controlling risks, costs and time.
  • The “Mediate First” Pledge is a non-legally binding commitment by pledgees to use mediation first to resolve disputes before resorting to other means of dispute resolution, such as court litigation.
  • By now, over 470 companies, organizations and associations have signed the Pledge.


What is “Mediate First” Pledge 2019

  • The “Mediate First” Pledge 2019 (Event) is a full-day event which includes a mediation Forum and a “Mediate First” Pledge Reception. See the draft Programme attached.
  • Highlights of the Reception include the ceremonial signing of the “Mediate First” Pledge by new pledgees and the Star Logo Award presentation ceremony.


Who should attend “Mediate First” Pledge Event 2019

  • Mediation is for everyone. Anyone interested in knowing about mediation and its latest developments must not miss this important Event.
  • The Event offers excellent opportunity for representatives from all industries and sectors including the sports sector, entertainment industry, beauty industry and medical sector; multi-national corporations, small and medium enterprises; and professionals (such as mediators, lawyers) to exchange views or share their experience on the use of mediation.


CPD Points

  • Hong Kong Mediation Centre - 6 CPD points granted
  • Mainland - Hong Kong Joint Mediation Center - 6 CPD points granted
  • Financial Dispute Resolution Centre - 6.5 CPD points granted
  • Hong Kong Mediation Accreditation Association Limited - 6.5 CPD points granted
  • Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre - 6.5 CPD points granted
  • The Law Society of Hong Kong - 6 CPD points granted



(24 May 2019)

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