Mediation is an alternative dispute resolution (ADR) that can avoid litigation. There many advantages and is highly recommended way to resolve a dispute before court proceedings. If a dispute goes to litigation it can often take a very long time and be quite costly. Mediation will save you time and money. It can be scheduled quickly in just a matter of days which means it will help avoid the hassle and costs of litigation.
Mediation is relatively cheap in comparison to litigation, it usually starts at around 100 per party. The mediation process will usually takes only a few hours to complete and it rarely lasts longer 00004000 than one to two days. Mediation can keep costs down to a minimum. The average cost for commercial mediation will usually be about 850 for each party, this is very low compared to the fact that you would generally pay a solicitor at least 250 per hour for their help.