Embracing both facilitative and evaluative approaches to mediate the most complex disputes to the highest standards across land, property, construction and infrastructure.
Recognised by SIMI, IMI, CIArb and CMC
For Singapore's run: SILE Public CPD Points awarded
For Singapore's run: eligible for e2i funding
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Highly practical and intensive, the RICS Mediation Training Programme will prepare you to mediate the most complex disputes to the highest standards across land, property, construction and infrastructure.
Our expert trainer will provide you with in-depth, practical coaching and you will receive feedback from both your trainer and your peers.
In Singapore: SILE ( 27.5 Public CPD Points for 5 days)
In Malaysia: CIDB (20 CPD points); BQSM
The RICS Mediation Training Programme adopts the ACRE approach.
Mediation for the land, property, construction, and built environment. RICS has built upon its traditional, facilitative mediation service to develop a new, robust and evaluative training programme – ACRE Mediation.
This introductory module provides the essential baseline skills to enable you to develop and expand on your proficiency as a party representative. This module will provide you with a detailed introduction to facilitative and evaluative mediation. It is intensely hands-on with coaching and feedback provided throughout role play exercises.
This will enable you to:
This module will develop your technique as a facilitative and evaluative mediator, building on the knowledge of both disciplines you have gained in module one. You will be guided through a variety of practical situations and will also learn how to deal with challenges that are specific to the evaluative mediation process. These will include how to use your sector skills and experience, as well as your understanding of the matter to:
This module is available once you have successfully completed module one.
Our delegates come from a variety of backgrounds and include professionals in land, construction, real estate, local authorities, as well as legal practitioners and members of government departments.
This course is also suitable for those who are representing parties in mediation.
Successful completion of modules one and two entitles you to apply for admission to the RICS International Panel of Dispute Resolvers. This would allow you to be considered for appointment by RICS to act as a mediator.
Status and recognitions:
Andrew practices principally as a QC mediator and arbitrator, using his specialist expertise in commercial, construction, insurance, product liability, property damage and professional negligence disputes.
After an exceptional 30 years of practice as a top ranked commercial, construction and insurance QC (and junior counsel), Andrew now practices principally as a QC mediator and arbitrator.
Andrew has been involved in the mediation of disputes since 1996, when he undertook his first mediation in Singapore. He has experience of over 150 mediations and has been involved in mediations both domestically and internationally for over 20 years. Andrew is both CEDR and RICS accredited and acts as a mediator in a wide range of commercial sectors, including Construction, Energy, Property Damage, Product Liability, Insurance and Reinsurance, Professional Negligence and General Commercial disputes.
Andrew has used his background as a successful QC commercial practitioner and his substantial experience of mediation to become a practical, efficient, approachable and userfriendly mediator. As a proponent of the active versus passive approach to mediation Andrew engages with the process and is not scared to debate with the parties in order to find a solution.
Andrew welcomes a direct approach at all stages of the mediation and is very adaptable and able to deploy a blend of facilitation and evaluation to suit individual mediations. Andrew is an advocate for Early Stage Mediation (ESM).
Andrew has acted as lead mediator in commercial disputes valued at between £50,000 and £35,000,000. He has received glowing feedback and testimonials on his performance and skill as a mediator. Andrew also practices as a single and panel Arbitrator in commercial arbitrations and has been a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb) since 1999. Andrew is also a trustee of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.
Funding by the Employment and Employability Institute (e2i) is available for Singaporeans and Permanent Residents (whether you work at SMEs or non-SMEs) and is capped at SGD435/participant.