39 Essex Street joins CEDR mediation drive

Chambers 39 Essex Street is to join with the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR) to help it promote mediation as opposed to ­litigation.

The not-for-profit organisation counts ­Clifford Chance, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Herbert Smith among its supporters.

Chambers director Michael Meeson said it was a ­“natural move to show our leadership and continuing support of the development of alternative dispute resolution”.

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