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Emma McAndry

Reader In Mediation

Lancashire Law School

Harris Building, HB250

+44 (0) 1772 89 3686

ermcandry@uclan.ac.uk

Subject Areas: Law

After practicing as a commercial litigator, Emma now specialises in mediation and is an experienced mediator and mediation trainer.  She set up and heads the award-winning Centre for Mediation which includes CMC approved training courses, and a dedicated Mediation Clinic

When in practice, Emma specialised in civil and commercial litigation and dispute resolution. She now teaches across a wide range of subjects and programmes, including the undergraduate degree course, postgraduate Legal Practice Course, Professional Skills course and CPD courses. Subject areas covered include Litigation, Commercial Dispute Resolution, Advocacy, Legal Writing, Contract, Mooting, Mediation, with a specialism in mediation. Emma is also the lead of the Mediation Centre and Clinic.

ADR Group Accredited Mediator
Solicitor of the Supreme Court
Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice, York College of Law
LLB (Hons) Law with French Law, 2:1, University of Reading
Diploma in french Legal Studies, 2:1, University of Paris X

Publications

She has had a book review article accepted for publication by the Industrial Relations Journal and is currently working on further articles in this area.

Memberships

Solicitor of Supreme Court

Member of Law Society of England and Wales

Member of the North West HEFE Mediation Forum

Member of the National HEFE Forum

Qualifications

Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice, York College of Law

LLB (Hons) Law with French Law, 2:1, University of Reading

Diploma in French Legal Studies, 2:1, University of Paris X

Projects

University Mediator - mediating workplace disputes at the University.

Teaching Activities and Responsibilities

Module Leader for Mooting, the Practice of Mediation, the Lawyers Role in Mediation, Mooting and PSC Mediation elective

Skills Tutor

Lead of the Mediation Centre and Clinic

Personal Tutor to undergraduate students

Research

Emma's main research interest is in mediation.

She has had a book review article accepted for publication by the Industrial Relations Journal and is currently working on further articles in this area.

Emma has successfully bid for an Innovation Voucher to pilot mediation training to solicitors, in collaboration with the Lancashire Business School. This was piloted to DWF Solicitors who endorsed the course with an 'excellent'. This is now to be extended to other firms of solicitors.

Emma is currently working on various other Knowledge Transfer activities, namely mediation skills training to mediators, and a postgraduate/accredited mediation course.

Conferences

Changing Attitudes to Cancer 22 April 2015

Learning from Conflict 10 September 2015

AMATI 30 November 2015