It works. 70% of UK commercial mediations settle in just a day
It is inexpensive: The cost is insignificant compared to the cost of litigating or the amount in dispute
It is quick: Litigation isn’t
It is risk free: You can explore settlement options without prejudicing your case
It removes the ‘lottery’ of litigation: Mediation offers certainty. It eliminates the risk of being saddled with a damaging legal ruling
Relationships can be preserved. Reputations too.
It is confidential: Disputes stays private
It suits dealmakers: Disputes can be settled on a creative, non-precedential basis. A judge can’t do that for you
Problems can be fixed early on. That way, they don’t escalate.
It is much easier than suing abroad
It is also a very effective way of resolving disputes in the workplace