We understand that the costs, time and emotional impact of legal proceedings can have a long term impact on individuals and businesses. It is important to note that some legal issues can be resolved through tailored mediation, which can be an invaluable tool.
Mediation is used to help people reach agreements without going to court. When you attend mediation, you do so with a highly specialised professional who is neutral, experienced and focused on solutions to move forward.
The role of a mediator is to work with people to discuss issues related to their conflict, explore possible options for settlement, and to identify solutions that best meet the needs of each person involved.
Coutts Lawyers & Conveyancers understands conflict, whether it be from a family breakdown to disputes in the workplace. We can offer a process that is flexible, effective, cost effective and that can be delivered in a timely manner specifically tailored to you.
Being an accredited Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner and a Nationally Accredited mediator, Nichole Orr is qualified to conduct mediations including:
- Family Dispute Resolution including Parenting, Property, Child support and Grandparents;
- Commercial; and
- Deceased Estates.
The Coutts difference is that our mediation services are extremely customer centric and our focus is how to achieve a successful outcome to suit your needs as an individual in order to move forward. We care about the small things and will work with you to achieve and prioritise your goals and what is important to you.
How is Mediation conducted?
There are different ways a mediation can be conducted, including:
- A joint session with all parties in the same room;
- A shuttle, where the parties are in separate rooms and the mediator travels to both rooms;
- Telephone conference;
- Shuttle telephone;
- Flexible locations; and
- Legally assisted this is when your lawyer is present
How the mediation is to be conducted is something you can discuss with the mediator during the safety assessment.
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