We understand that the current environment is full of uncertainty as clients and lawyers adjust to increased remote working and reluctance to attend in-person meetings. Online and telephone mediations can help you continue with business as usual and progress your litigation matters to a negotiated settlement. Please note this service has no additional cost.
Read our FAQ's below for more information on how online mediation works.
Please view the 'Mediator’s Guide to Online Mediations' below or click here.
Please view the 'Client Guide to Online Mediations' below or click here.
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In online mediation, the entire process is conducted remotely using a digital platform such as Zoom or Skype. Unlike a typical mediation, the parties and the mediator will not meet face-to-face.
While in a typical mediation, the parties attending may be supported by individuals dialling in via telephone or video conferencing technology. In online mediation, all interactions are digital.
The most essential pieces of equipment are:
Typically, the attendees do not need to have a paid account for the above secure video conference service providers, and they can register and join the mediation for free.
Like any typical mediation, preparation is needed in advance. We recommend that the following tips to help ensure the mediation is conducted smoothly.
Discuss the following prior to your mediation:
Each mediation is unique and it is very important to consider the process which will work best for you and your team, taking into account technical capabilities, available time, attention spans and environment.
You can book an online mediation by clicking here, which will take you to our online booking system.
If you have any questions about online mediation, or would like assistance from one of our team members to book an online mediation, please click the below link and submit your enquiry.