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Lawyers' participation in mediation and professional ethical disposition

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Rundle, O, Lawyers' participation in mediation and professional ethical disposition, Legal Ethics, 18, (1) pp. 46-68. ISSN 1460-728X (2015) [Refereed Article]

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Copyright 2015 Taylor & Francis

DOI: doi:10.1080/1460728x.2015.1090781

Abstract

The ways that lawyers approach mediation vary considerably and there is value in contemplating potential explanations for the adoption of particular participatory roles. This article considers how ethical orientation to legal practice might correlate with the nature of lawyers' participation in mediation, using three of Rundle's models of lawyer participation in mediation. Role choices by lawyers who approach legal practice through the professional ethical lenses described by Parker and Evans are hypothesised, uncovering a range of potential explanations for and motivations behind lawyers' behaviour in mediation. The discussion provides an opportunity for critical self-reflection by legal practitioners and better interprofessional understanding between lawyers and mediators.

Item Details

Item Type:Refereed Article
Research Division:Law and Legal Studies
Research Group:Law
Research Field:Law and Society
Objective Division:Expanding Knowledge
Objective Group:Expanding Knowledge
Objective Field:Expanding Knowledge in Law and Legal Studies
Author:Rundle, O (Dr Olivia Rundle)
ID Code:104907
Year Published:2015
Web of Science® Times Cited:1
Deposited By:Faculty of Law
Deposited On:2015-11-25
Last Modified:2017-12-08
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