Mediation Training

Advanced training in conflict resolution

From Fide We are strongly committed to Mediation as the future of conflict resolution between parties. 

That is why we have developed a whole new area dedicated to exploring and promoting this practice in Spain and other countries. Starting with the training of professionals in mediation.


Official courses certified by international institutions


Workshops designed to foster skills in mediation

Our Courses

Fide, accredited training center in Mediation

Fide is recognized by the Ministry of Justice as an accredited institution for Training in Mediation. Offering with our 2 training courses the total of 100 hours required by the Ministry to obtain accreditation as a Mediator in Spain.

Mediation in Practice. Fundamental Skills Training

This 5-day course focuses on what CEDR does best: highly trained instructors who are also experienced mediators, helping course participants learn and apply the process and skills of mediation. The 6 days of the CEDR course involve hands-on exercises and role-plays in simulations of casos practical, where all participants will have the opportunity to be the mediator and receive training or 'coaching' and structured feedback from experienced mediators.


By offering participants a broad perspective on conflict management, the program specifically focuses on the mediation process and required skills. It includes:

  • a review of dispute resolution methods
  • a comparison of negotiation, arbitration and mediation
  • instruction and practice in mediation skills including the structure and phases of mediation and the necessary communication skills
  • assessment of participants' mediation skills

Training program in mediation in collaboration with the College of Notaries of Catalonia

A 50-hour course organized by Fide and the Fundació Mediació Notarial del Col·legi de Notaris de Catalunya (Notary College of Catalonia) run by renowned professionals from the world of mediation.

The course seeks to improve general mediation skills through the exchange of experiences between the professionals who attend. To achieve this, it makes use of a format that skilfully combines theory with role-play in order to develop and apply the new knowledge obtained “live”.

Join the group of mediators of the Mediation Center Fide

The Mediation Center Fide It is made up of mediators accredited by international training centers of high prestige. 

Upon completion of the two training courses in mediation of Fide, or if you already have the 100 accredited hours from another training center and the CEDR program, you can choose to be part of the panel of mediators of the CMF.

Our Workshops

Not only must we know the mediation process well, but we must also be able to transmit well its operation, its advantages, its costs, its strategy, its consequences, etc. to our clients, to the colleagues of the firm, and to the professionals who intervene in the defense and representation of the opposing party.

Workshop for the training of lawyers in professional practice in the field of mediation

A series of sessions that seek to address the difficulties posed by transferring to our colleagues first, the client later, and the lawyers of the opposing party, the conviction of that mediation may be the most appropriate procedure for a satisfactory resolution of the conflict. Therefore, it is necessary not only to have an adequate theoretical framework to know what are the keys for these conversations to develop successfully, but also to develop, through role play, the conversations that take place in a real process.

The workshop was held on January 20 and 26. The workshop lasted four hours, divided into two afternoons from 18:20 p.m. to XNUMX:XNUMX p.m.


  • Maria Bacas, Lawyer, neutral, mediator and CEDR trainer. Business conflict management specialist. Partner of Mind the Law, SLP.
  • Paulino Fajardo, Socio at Herbert Smith Freehills Spain LLP
  • Carlos Gutierrez, Director of Litigation at Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy SA Member of the Academic Council of the Fide.
  • Alvaro Lopez de Argumedo, Partner of Uría Menéndez.
  • Michelangelo Malo, counselor of Cuatrecasas
  • Marivi Rodriguez, Business mediator, founder of Compromiso de Mediación. Manager of the Association for the Exercise of Mediation and Arbitration, ASEMARB
  • miracle sanz, Lawyer and mediator. Professional Support Consultant at Herbert Smith Freehills Spain LLP

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