The Stitt Feld Handy Group delivers training in negotiation, mediation, arbitration, alternative dispute resolution and communication skills, using the latest adult education techniques. Our ADR, mediation, negotiation and dealing with difficult people courses are run in joint venture with the University of Windsor Law School.
Completion of the ADR, Advanced ADR, Applied ADR, Dealing With Difficult People Workshops and the online Negotiation and Difficult Conversations courses will give you an Executive Certificate in Conflict Management from the University of Windsor Law School.
The Stitt Feld Handy Group offers mediation and arbitration services through ADR Chambers. The Group also provides negotiation advice, coaching services, and the design and implementation of conflict management systems.
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Canada’s Federal System and Investment Treaty Arbitration: ICSID Ratification and Claims from Provincial and Territorial Measures 
This article originally appeared in the December 2012, Vol 21, No. 2, edition of the Canadian Arbitration and Mediation Journal. Written by Barry Leon, Andrew McDougall & John Siwiec  I. Introduction The large majority of investor-state disputes arise within the context of Bilateral Investment Treaties (BITs) – known as Foreign Investment Promotion and Protection Agreements [...]
Seven Tips for In-house Counsel for Faster, More Cost-Effective Arbitration
This article was originally published in the December 7, 2012 issue of the Lawyers Weekly published by LexisNexis Canada Inc. Barry Leon & John Siwiec In this, our companion piece to “Seven tips for faster, more cost-effective arbitration” (The Lawyers Weekly, September 14, 2012, page 13) we focus on what in-house counsel who negotiate arbitration clauses or [...]
Adventures in moving
Having just moved from Toronto to Oregon, it was a very interesting series of negotiations to get us there in one piece.
Online Dispute Resolution coming
Last week I attended an online dispute resolution (ODR) conference in Victoria BC. One thing that was clear coming out of the conference is that ODR is coming.