What is a pre-mediation call?

Before each mediation I contact both parties separately. It is a good opportunity to speak about any concerns, finalise administrative tasks and clarify the mediation process. This ensures that everyone joining the mediation on the day knows what to expect and can concentrate on reaching a resolution. What is discussed during the call depends upon…

Preparing for a Mediation

Whilst every mediation is different there is a general structure that draws the process together. The following tips align with this structure and are based upon a commercial dispute. 1. Read the Mediator’s briefing notes Most mediators will speak to those attending the mediation beforehand and provide an outline of the day as well as…