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GILBA Mediation Webinar
This webinar forms parts of the popular GILBA Distinguished Speakers Series. The German-Irish Lawyers and Business Association (GILBA) is thrilled to welcome three renowned speakers: Ms Sabine Walsh, Dr Daniel Röder and Mr Justice Paul Gilligan. All three speakers will shine a light on mediation. Three speakers, three perspectives. With alternative dispute resolution ever more on the rise, especially in times of COVID, this is a timely webinar on a timeless form of dispute resolution.

Sabine Walsh, "The Importance of Learning about Mediation for Lawyers"

Dr Daniel Röder, "10 Prejudices against Mediation - and their Ultimate Refutation"

Mr Justice Paul Gilligan, "Commercial Litigation, Pre-Trial Mediation and the Aspects of Legal Costs"

To be followed by Q&A. There will also be an opportunity to mingle afterwards.


Sabine Walsh is Co-founder & Chief Learning Officer of Mediator Academy. Sabine completed a 3-year term as President of the MII, Irelands national mediation body and during her term as President was instrumental in helping get Ireland’s Mediation Act 2017 across the line.

Dr Daniel Röder is Partner and Founder of the law firm Greenfort in Frankfurt on the Main, Germany. In addition to his law practice, Dr Röder is a law lecturer, a Judge at the lawyers' court of Hessen, a mediation coach and a founder of the civil movement “Pulse of Europe“.

Mr Justice Paul Gilligan is a qualified Mediator accredited with the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. He Practiced as a Barrister at the Irish Bar for 32 years before being appointed to the High Court Bench in 2003. He subsequently was appointed Head of the High Court Chancery division, and then to the Irish Court of Appeal before his retirement in 2018. He was President of the European network of Councils for the Judiciary 2012 - 2014 <Brussels>.

Apr 15, 2021 05:00 PM in Dublin

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