Mediation (also widely known as alternative dispute resolution) allows parties to proceedings to resolve disputes in a timely and cost-effective manner and avoid the need to attend trial. It is recommended in all cases big or small.
Our Litigation team is very experienced in negotiating settlements in a wide variety of civil/commercial disputes, with a particular niche for mediating on disputes in: contracts/partnerships; professional negligence; probate; property; employment; consumer; and construction/engineering. We also have in John French, Head of Litigation, a fully qualified and seasoned civil and commercial mediator of 14 years, who can mediate cases of all values and complexity.
We adopt a practical and efficient problem-solving approach and look at situations from a commercial angle, but in a friendly, pro-active and empathetic manner. This combination means we see a great success rate in the mediations upon which we advise.