Frequently Asked Questions

Understanding the options available when you are faced with a dispute or conflict to resolve can be daunting and some options may not be immediately obvious to you. The pages to the right will explain what mediation is and how it can work for you.

You may already have a solicitor working for you and they will be able to recommend mediation as a viable alternative to formal court proceedings. Indeed in some circumstances mediation has become the recommended route to be taken before embarking on court proceedings.

The requirement to seek mediation as a path for resolving conflicts is being increasingly implemented by judges in an attempt to remove some of the burden on the courts in cases where mediation would be a viable and effective alternative.