Mediation FAQ

What is mediation?
How does mediation differ from arbitration or court proceedings ?
Is there a role for my solicitor ?
Does the Mediator receive a percentage of the settlement?
If we reach a settlement, is it legally binding?
How long will Mediation take ?
Written agreements
The Role of the Mediator what does a mediator do ?
What can participants expect?

Benefits of mediating a dispute:
Solicitor’s letter| Taking court action

Alternatives to Mediation:
Comparison with other professions
What is conciliation?