CHAPTER 12

GETTING THE MEDIATION PROCESS OFF THE GROUND

Mediation is an opportunity to find a strategic resolution to the presenting issue and to continue to apply the principles. The more effectively we can apply them, the better the result of the mediation is likely to be. The key to success will be using the tools to think clearly and make good decisions.

It is impossible to provide an exhaustive list of matters that might be suitable for mediation but essentially these will be matters that do not require an absolute decision about a point of law to be made. Having said that, even when such a decision is required, mediation may be key to ensuring that people can live with and integrate that decision into their day-to-day lives and avoid ...

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