Unlike court or tribunal proceedings, mediation is entirely confidential; whatever is said in the mediation bubble stays in the mediation bubble.
Mediation is quicker and more cost effective than going to court or tribunal. Most mediations are completed in a day and can be arranged within a few weeks.
Rather than focusing on the sense of ‘being wronged’, mediation enables parties who are in conflict to step back and think about how they could resolve the dispute. This can include looking both at their own behaviour and that of other people.
Mediation allows the parties to retain control over the outcome of their dispute and come up with their own practical solutions which will benefit all sides. Where a relationship is to continue, mediation allows the parties to find solutions which will endure the test of time and ensure that disputes do not reoccur.
The vast majority of mediations are resolved quickly and effectively and therefore provide certainty of outcome and closure for the parties.
Mediation allows people and businesses to rebuild relationships as they work together to find a solution. This is different to court and tribunal proceedings where hostility often remains once a case is over, often destroying any chance of a continuing business relationship.
For further information on our mediation service, please contact us.
We want to make the mediation process as simple as possible for our users.
Our Guidance Note on Organising a Mediation provides information on the following:
Please contact us if you have any further questions on how to arrange a mediation.
Preparation is key to a successful mediation; the better you prepare the more likely you are to reach a settlement.
Our Guidance Note on Preparing for a Mediation provides information on the following:
Please contact us if you have any further questions on what you need to do to prepare for your mediation.
We want to ensure that the mediation day goes smoothly and does produce any surprises for you.
Our Guidance Note on The Mediation Day provides information on the following:
Please contact us if you have any further questions on how the mediation day will proceed.