Alternative Forms of Dispute Resolution

We recognise that there is always more than one way of solving a problem. Litigants are encouraged to consider Alternative Forms of Dispute Resolution at all stages of a dispute.  Often, litigation at court is not necessarily the best route for a variety of reasons.  We have extensive experience of alternative forms of dispute resolution and, in such circumstances, we will support and guide you through the options available to you.

Our aim is to resolve the issue for you in the most efficient and cost-effective way. Our underlying philosophy is to focus on understanding your needs and resolving your problem constructively and proportionately. This approach considers the impact conflict has, not only on your finances but also on your time, resources and morale.

How can we help you?

Our team of commercially minded lawyers aim to provide you with pragmatic and sensible advice.  The objective of Alternative Dispute Resolution is to negotiate, explore settlement options, identify arears of strength and weakness in the respective parties case and, ultimately, find a compromise that is workable for all parties.  Our solicitors are tactically astute and have decades of combined experience when it comes to such negotiations.

We will work with you to establish a strategy for resolving the dispute that meets your objectives and gives you the best prospect of obtaining a satisfactory compromise to the dispute issues in a manner which you are comfortable with.  We will consider all forms of alternative dispute resolution and will provide you with the best options to meet your specific requirements and to resolve the dispute as swiftly and as commercially as possible.  We are able to advise you on the following:

  • Negotiation (both in person and/or in correspondence)
  • Mediation
  • Arbitration
  • Adjudication
  • Expert determination
  • Conciliation; and
  • Early neutral evaluation