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Benefits of Mediation



You might be an individual or a large business and you are in dispute. You feel the way forward may be to have a sensible discussion with the other party, but communication seems difficult or even impossible.

Where Court litigation deals in confrontation and argument, mediation encourages reasoned discussion. A skilled mediator can help you establish communication even where it has completely broken down.

Whether in business or in a personal relationship the benefits can often include savings in emotional stress, time and cost. Even the most strained relationships can sometimes be restored and preserved, or at least brought to a close on a more respectful basis.

Our civil mediation service is there to help you. An experienced mediator will initially help you to exchange information and ultimately even to discuss matters directly, with your opposite number. Discussions are ‘off the record’ and not repeatable in court; nothing is binding unless written down and signed by both parties. You are in control.

Nearly all civil disputes (that is most arguments not relating to the commission of a crime) can be resolved by mediation, which can often save you stress, time and money.



The Benefits of Mediation

  1. A better chance to have your say, and explain why you feel as you do.
  2. To negotiate a solution for yourself that you are comfortable with, rather than have one forced upon you.
  3. A solution which might seem fairer to both parties than one the law might provide.
  4. A faster, less expensive solution, incurring less time and stress.
  5. The opportunity to regain mutual respect.
  6. To keep animosity to a minimum.
  7. To provide an environment in which both parties can discuss issues in a confidential  setting.
  8. To enable you to stay in control of the process and the solution.
  9. Tailor-made solutions to meet the needs of your family or business.
  10. To help you continue to parent your children together.

We are happy to talk through the potential costs with you.

For more information and advice please call our Mediation Team on 01689 822554 or


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