Mediation is a growing medium by which an independent and impartial person (the mediator) helps others to find solutions to resolve their differences and avoids the need to resort to the Courts to resolve a conflict.
With this conflict resolution procedure, the parties have at their disposal a flexible and economical tool to reach agreements.It is a confidential and voluntary procedure that favours communication, dialogue, and consensus and offers personalized solutions adapted to the needs of the parties in conflict.The parties find themselves in a position of equality, thus preventing future conflicts.
Mediation can apply in the family ambit, civil, company, education, healthcare, etc. Examples:
It is more cost effective than judicial proceedings, where the parties share the legal fees, depending on the complexity and duration of the mediation.