Legal Representation in Civil Mediation in Hong Kong


Grant Data
Project Title
Legal Representation in Civil Mediation in Hong Kong
Duration
24
Start Date
2014-06-30
Completion Date
2016-06-29
Amount
35800
Conference Title
Presentation Title
Keywords
Mediation, Civil Justice Reform, Hong Kong
Discipline
Law
Panel
Humanities
Sponsor
Block Grant Earmarked for Research (104)
HKU Project Code
201311159183
Grant Type
Seed Fund for Basic Research
Funding Year
2013/2014
Status
Completed
Objectives
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.