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Mediation

Mediation is a voluntary and confidential process for non judicial dispute settlement, in which a third party - a mediator - assists the disputing parties to settle the case by themselves.

What are the advantages of mediation?

  • -Voluntary process - begins by mutual agreement of the parties, they themselves determine their objectives and priorities, and can terminate the process at any time;
  • -Speed - usually occurs within one session or several days and saves time;
  • -Economy - significantly cheaper than court or arbitration proceedings;
  • -Confidentiality - the dispute between the parties remains confidential, the agreements are confidential;
  • -Convenient and favourable for the parties - takes place in an appropriate setting and at a convenient time; both parties are winners because they reach an agreement that corresponds to their interests to the highest extent;
  • -High rate of efficiency;
  • -Equality of parties - no arbitrator, the loser, no imposition of another's will; all matters are settled by mutual agreement;
  • -Informal procedure;

What disputes can be settled through mediation?

Mediation can be successfully applied to any dispute in which the parties are willing to negotiate. Civil, commercial, labour, family disputes, disputes relating to tort, tenant relations, consumer rights can be settled through mediation.