Alternative Dispute Resolution – Mediation

  • Mediation is  a voluntary, non-binding  private method of dispute resolution.
  • It is a process where a neutral person helps the parties reach a negotiated settlement.

    Alternative Dispute Resolution - Mediation

    Alternative dispute resolution mediation service – Property dispute

  • Civil Procedure Rules place a duty on the court, party representatives and the parties themselves to use ADR in appropriate cases.
  • It is now accepted that all litigation lawyers must consider if mediation is an appropriate method of resolving their client’s dispute.
  • Costs sanctions have been imposed against parties who decline alternative dispute resolution mediation and proceeded to litigate (even if winning) in cases where the court considered mediation to be appropriate. 

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