Legal Representation in Civil Mediation in Hong Kong
Mediation, Civil Justice Reform, Hong Kong
Block Grant Earmarked for Research (104)
HKU Project Code
Seed Funding Programme for Basic Research
1. What influences solicitors’ decisions to recommend mediation to clients of contentious civil cases? 2. What do solicitors do to prepare cases and clients for mediation? 3. What do solicitors do during mediation? 4. What do solicitors do after mediation? 5. What difficulties do solicitors encounter when representing clients in mediation? (b) Research objectives: 1. To describe and explain the legal duties of lawyers in relation to civil mediation in Hong Kong. 2. To explore solicitors’ experiences of representing clients in civil mediation in Hong Kong.