Mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution represent the most cost effective, timely way to settle many matters outside court. You just need guidance from a skilled negotiator.

Whatever legal matter is in front of you, with Antunes by your side there’s every chance we can resolve it outside court, with Mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution.

Alternative Dispute Resolution is a collective term used to describe a number of processes available to you which could resolve your legal matter outside of court, using an appointed independent specialist to co-ordinate communications between parties.

Whether it’s Conciliation, Arbitration or the Mediation process which best suits the matter at hand, the key to ensuring you get the best possible outcome is engaging the best possible legal advice, from professionals with your best interests at heart.

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The benefits & different types of Alternative Dispute Resolution

Alternative Dispute Resolution has a long history of high success rates and satisfaction among parties, largely because it’s cheaper, quicker, less stressful, and also allows the parties to have a greater influence over the settlement – in many cases preserving relationships, too.

Antunes will always advise you to investigate the possibility Alternative Dispute Resolution before commencing legal proceedings, and it’s important to remember that, even if legal proceedings have begun, it always remains an option if circumstances change and there’s new scope to negotiate.

  • Conciliation. A Conciliator helps parties identify issues and brainstorm options and alternatives, with the hope of reaching a mutually agreeable settlement.
  • Arbitration. An Arbitrator is appointed and the disputing parties submit their evidence. The Arbitrator will make a determination on the facts and evidence presented.
  • Mediation. A Mediator is appointed to facilitate communications between parties, helping them identify key issues at the heart of the dispute and hopefully negotiate settlement.
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