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Family law negotiation

Watch this video from The University of Law which provides an example of a negotiation in a family law case.

This video provides an example of a negotiation scenario in family law. In this circumstance, both lawyers have to negotiate on behalf of their client.

Consider each lawyer’s style – are they cooperative, collaborative or competitive? Or does their style change or vary throughout the negotiation?

The key skill in this scenario is negotiation, which comprises of persuasion, communication and the ability to adapt and compromise.

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