Mediation articles

Building rapport within mediation

Posted on March 22, 2018 by Jeremy Frost

Mediation is a powerful tool for resolving disputes and one of the key pillars of mediation is the trust that the mediator is able to build with and between the parties, often in a short space of time.

The art of listening when mediating

Posted on January 16, 2018 by Jeremy Frost

Whilst disputes may be grounded in factual matters – an invoice not paid, goods not supplied or of poor quality, differing shareholder strategic directions – the emotion of the parties involved is often the largest obstacle to be overcome before settlement can be reached.

Can mediation work for smaller debts?

Posted on October 20, 2017 by Jeremy Frost

With a smaller debt, there is a decision to make as to which route to pursue. The courts charge fees even if you are not employing a solicitor and anyone who has ever instructed a solicitor will realise how their costs can mount. 

Getting ready for mediation

Posted on October 20, 2017 by Jeremy Frost

When considering mediation, we suggest there are some questions to ask yourself before committing to the process.  We then look at the practicalities of preparation for a session.