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Cross-Border Family Mediation

Cross-Border Family Mediation

What is cross-border mediation?



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Well, cross-border mediation in the broadest possible sense is any mediation that. . . in or from different jurisdictions or possibly the subject matter might relate to different jurisdictions. So it covers everything from commercial to interpersonal disputes. The cross-border mediation that I practice is primarily international family mediation so that would be cases arising out of relationship breakdown which have a cross-border element. It can be parties who are separating in different countries or, more commonly, cases of unlawful child abduction or retention that occur in the context of relationship breakdown.

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Sabine became a full time mediator having left legal practice in 2009. She has a broad ranging private practice. She is Programme Director and Lecturer on the Postgraduate Certificate in Mediation and Conflict Resolution at St. Angela’s College, Sligo (NUIG), and also provides mediation training for other agencies, including the Law Society. She is a certified international family mediator, a trained Professional Practice Consultant and hold... View Mediator