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Criteria

Criteria for Registration to be Accepted

The mediator will demonstrate:

1.
EITHER
    (a) that he or she has been trained by and is a member of a Registered Mediation Provider (RMP) with the Civil Mediation Council (CMC) and in particular can demonstrate compliance with all current* CMC requirements, including CPD and insurance, applying to a member of a RMP.**
OR
    (b) that he or she is a CMC Registered Mediator and in particular can demonstrate compliance with all current* CMC requirements, including CPD and insurance, applying to a CMC Registered Mediator. ***
OR
    (c) the mediator does not satisfy the conditions in (a) or (b) but is nevertheless deemed acceptable by the Users’ Committee because it is satisfied that the mediator can demonstrate compliance with all current* CMC requirements, including CPD and insurance, applying to a CMC Registered Mediator. ***


2.

AND can demonstrate that:
over 50% of his/her work, for a period of 5 consecutive years in the previous 10 years, was the conduct of or the representation of parties in (a) personal injury claims (including clinical negligence claims) or (b) clinical negligence claims
or he /she has mediated (a) 10 personal injury (including clinical negligence claims) or (b) 10 clinical negligence claims during the previous 3 years
or he /she has equivalent judicial experience
or he /she makes a written application stating in what respects he/she does comply with aspects of the criteria and setting out any exceptional circumstances which he/she submits should justify admission to the Register notwithstanding that he/she does not comply with all aspects of the criteria.

3

AND will complete a Declaration to the satisfaction of the Users' Committee.

The mediator will agree to a representative of the Users’ Committee contacting the Civil Mediation Council, a Registered Mediation Provider or any similar third party with view to verifying any information provided by the application.

In the event that the User Committee reaches the view that any mediator on the Register no longer satisfies any element of the criteria outlined above it shall in its absolute discretion have the right to remove the mediator from the Register.

* CMC standards are tightened from time to time and the requirement is to meet the standard which is current for the time being. The User Committee may at its discretion change the Criteria from time to time.

** Registered Mediation Provider (RMP) www.civilmediation.org/downloads.php?f=79

*** CMC Registered Mediator. www.civilmediation.org/downloads.php?f=79


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