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The Civil Mediation Council is the recognised authority in the country for all matters related to civil, commercial, workplace and other non-family mediation.

This site is intended to assist members access professional information and visitors to learn about the CMC, mediation, and how to join.


Membership and Registration

March 2015


The Civil Mediation Council is delighted to advise that membership of the new company, CMCL, which came into operation on 1st January 2015, is now open to all – everyone is welcome to apply.


CMCL has been established as a not for profit company to carry forward and develop the role of the CMC as the trusted authority in mediation for England and Wales. 


As a member of the CMC, you have the opportunity to shape the future direction of CMCL.


We also encourage all mediation providers and practising mediators to sign up to the registration schemes and become a Registered Mediation Provider (RMP) or a CMC Registered Mediator.


The cost of registration, including the membership fee, is £500 for mediation providers and £150 for individual mediators.  Individual mediators registering via a RMP will pay £100.


We are confident that CMC Registered Mediation Provider and CMC Registered Mediator status will quickly be seen by mediation users as a recognised badge of approval and a mark of quality assurance when searching for a suitable mediator.


Links to details and forms are below and can also be found on the ‘Reference’ page of this website.


Organisation Membership and CMC Registered Mediation Provider details


Individual Membership and CMC Registered Mediator details

CMC plays a key role in establishing All Party Parliamentary Group

On Tuesday 17th November 2015, a new All Party Parliamentary Group on Alternative Dispute Resolution (APPGADR) was formally launched.

The objective of the Group is to 'change the climate and culture of dispute resolution in the UK'.

Click here to read the full press release


CMC Annual General Meeting

Participating Members of the Civil Mediation Council are advised that the AGM takes place at Linklaters LLP on Thursday 10th December 2015.

Go to the CMC AGM formal notice


Lord Neuberger, President of the Supreme Court, gives the Keynote Speech at the CMC Annual Conference, 12th May 2015.

The Rt. Hon. Lord Neuberger of Abbotsbury (in the county of Dorset) became President of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom on 1 October 2012 previously he was Master of the Rolls from 1st October 2009.

The full text of Lord Neuberger’s speech can be found at:

Interview with CMC Chair, Sir Alan Ward

Watch Aled Davies interview our Chair by clicking on the link below.

Of the interview Aled said he found Sir Alan 'to be an inspiring and extremely charismatic man'.


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If you have any enquiries then please call the CMC Registrar, Tracey Stewart, on 020 7353 3227 or email her at