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MEDIATION - Unlock your Disputes

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  1. 1. Unlock your Disputes! MEDIATION <ul><li>Ian Williams </li></ul><ul><li>FRICS, FCIArb, DipArb, FInstCPD </li></ul><ul><li>ACCREDITED MEDIATOR </li></ul><ul><li>01248 679 266 </li></ul><ul><li> [email_address] </li></ul>
  2. 2. Have you got a dispute that’s causing you stress?
  3. 3. Or costing you money?
  4. 4. Or causing you to have sleepless nights?
  5. 5. Or generally ruining your life?
  6. 6. previous efforts to resolve the issues didn’t work?
  7. 7. Not sure what to do next? Not sure which way to go? Need a solution?
  8. 8. then take your dispute to MEDIATION and unlock your Dispute!
  9. 9. Mediation! what’s that?
  10. 10. Mediation is…… <ul><li>A highly successful & flexible way to resolve disputes </li></ul><ul><li>It is fast, cost-effective & affordable! </li></ul><ul><li>Impartial Mediator helps parties to resolve their dispute </li></ul><ul><li>Parties reach agreement & settlement together (not like other dispute resolution techniques and the Courts) </li></ul><ul><li>It is a voluntary and simple process anyone can use </li></ul><ul><li>Use it at any time (even before solicitors involved) </li></ul><ul><li>Parties can agree to binding or non-binding process </li></ul><ul><li>Parties are in control </li></ul>
  11. 11. Why should I mediate?
  12. 12. Mediation ~ why use it? <ul><li>High success rate, quick and cost effective </li></ul><ul><li>Most mediations are completed in a day </li></ul><ul><li>Prevents a dispute(s) from escalating (into more expensive litigation, arbitration or court proceedings) </li></ul><ul><li>Helps preserve business relationships </li></ul><ul><li>“ win/win” solutions </li></ul><ul><li>Privacy </li></ul><ul><li>Process tailored to the Parties’ individual needs </li></ul><ul><li>Get your LIFE back! </li></ul>
  13. 13. When should I mediate?
  14. 14. When to Mediate? <ul><li>Parties can Mediate at any time </li></ul><ul><li>Can run alongside other (perhaps contractual) dispute resolution methods eg litigation </li></ul><ul><li>The Courts are increasingly looking for litigants to mediate before commencing court action </li></ul><ul><li>[for construction disputes…..] </li></ul><ul><li>The Pre-Action Protocol for Construction and Engineering Diputes require parties to consider mediation </li></ul>
  15. 15. what can I mediate?
  16. 16. ANY private, commercial or contractual dispute
  17. 17. ANY dispute which if not dealt with quickly can escalate into something worse and more costly to both parties!
  18. 18. any examples?
  19. 19. Typical Mediation examples <ul><li>Parties in Dispute over any issue </li></ul><ul><li>Boundary and property disputes </li></ul><ul><li>Community disputes </li></ul><ul><li>Partnerships or Company disputes </li></ul><ul><li>Client v Contractor </li></ul><ul><li>Contractor v Sub-Contractor or Supplier </li></ul><ul><li>Personal Injury </li></ul><ul><li>Insurance claims </li></ul><ul><li>Employee v Employer </li></ul><ul><li>Group workplace mediations </li></ul>
  20. 20. Want to try it?
  21. 21. mmm… not sure…. remind me why I should Mediate?
  22. 22. Mediation = Reach Agreement <ul><li>The merits of Mediation: </li></ul><ul><li>Reach a binding Agreement / Settlement </li></ul><ul><li>Let’s you get on with your life or your business </li></ul><ul><li>Prevents escalation of the dispute (into something worse and probably more expensive!) </li></ul><ul><li>High success rate </li></ul><ul><li>Quick and cheap </li></ul>
  23. 23. Has that convinced you?
  24. 24. Mediation ~ it has to be the way forward to resolve my dispute!
  25. 25. What do I do next?
  26. 26. Next steps…… <ul><li>Phone or e-mail me to confidentially discuss your dispute and </li></ul><ul><li>Get your dispute resolved – quickly! </li></ul>Don’t get locked into ongoing and expensive disputes or litigation… sort it out…NOW!