Mediation is an alternative to legal proceedings where issues are decided by a third party. It is a way of resolving disputes by mutual voluntary agreement, facilitated by an accredited, impartial professional who complies with an officially recognised set of procedures and practices. The agreement reached has the force of law. Mediation can be used when a dispute arises or during certain stages of legal proceedings. It is favoured by the courts and refusal to Mediate a dispute can see costs awarded by a presiding judge.

If you have a problem that you have been unable to resolve yourself and are thinking of arbitration or a court determination, please complete the form and we will explain how we can help you.

Bright Business ADR leaflet