Online mediation is on the rise but what is making it so popular?

Hasan SadikAlternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Mediation

online mediation

Online mediation is becoming a real powerhouse for ADR in low cost cases. But why? In this digital age, it’s no surprise that more traditional processes – like those relating to court proceedings – are moving into a digital format. For some that may feel uncomfortable. But no matter how uncomfortable, it is inevitable. Mediation is moving with the times … Read More

Have you considered using mediation to resolve an inheritance dispute?

Hasan SadikAlternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Mediation

inheritance disputes

Bereavement is emotionally and physically draining for all those affected. Everyone knows it can be a tough time for family and loved ones. Many people find solace in pulling together and supporting each other through a difficult period. However, what many mourners are not prepared for is the potential acrimony resulting from disputes over the estate left by someone one … Read More

The Benefits of Mediation

Hasan SadikAlternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Mediation

Benefits of Mediation

Mediation is a powerful method of dispute resolution and the benefits are plentiful. It offers both practical and interpersonal advantages that are often overlooked or ignored in legal proceedings. The benefits of mediation are often greater, even in comparison to other forms of dispute resolution. While mediation cannot guarantee specific results, evidence and trends in Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) suggest … Read More

What is ADR (Alternative Dispute Resolution)?

Hasan SadikAlternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Mediation

alternative dispute resolution

With rising legal costs many people are looking to resolve their disputes outside of court. This is often achieved using Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) methods. But what are the options available for Alternative Dispute Resolution and what does each entail? Here’s our guide to the different types and requirements of each method. Mediation One of the most common methods of … Read More

What to expect in each type of mediation

Hasan SadikAlternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Mediation

7.Type of mediation

If you’ve been reading our blog or researching mediation, it is likely you know will know why it is an effective method of alternative dispute resolution. You may even know about the different styles of mediation. But what can you expect during mediation and what type of mediation is right for your dispute? It is highly likely that mediation in … Read More

Styles of Mediation

Hasan SadikAlternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Mediation

Styles of mediation

Mediation has an important role to play in the UK legal framework. Increased court fees and a reduction in legal aid means alternative dispute resolution (ADR) and mediation in particular, are in the spotlight as a method of realistically resolving a dispute. Perhaps currently underused and undervalued as a way of resolving conflict, mediation has many benefits; not least the … Read More

Neighbourhood Disputes

Hasan SadikAlternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Boundary Disputes, Neighbourhood Disputes, Noise disputes, Nuisance disputes

Property Resolution People - Neighbourhood Disputes

There is a well known saying that the actions of one, affect the many. Neighbourhood disputes are a prime example of that. Without even realising it, we each have our own standards of acceptability pertaining to the area around our home and our neighbourhood. It seems obvious to state but this varies greatly from individual to individual. And therein lies … Read More

Environmental Issues

Hasan SadikAlternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Environmental Issues

Property Resolution People - Environmental Issues

As property owners, it would be ill-advised to underestimate environmental issues that can impact the structure, infrastructure or surrounding areas of our properties. Particularly when they are through no fault of our own. Even the most simplistic issues, left unresolved and given time and credence, can quickly escalate into disputes. A calm, sensible approach to dealing with these issues, may … Read More

Boundary Disputes

Hasan SadikAlternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Boundary Disputes

Property Resolution People - Boundary disputes

When property lines are drawn but someone crosses them, what do you do? Encroaching on someone else’s property – even by a centimetre or two – can cause (and often does) some of the biggest property disputes. Even in the most simplistic scenario where the boundary is established, inconsiderate actions can still incite acrimony. And where the boundary itself is … Read More

Right of Way Disputes

Hasan SadikAlternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Rights of way

Right of Way

Habitual life in the suburbs can often form a set of relationship standards with those living around you. Formed as you go about your daily business, you probably don’t even notice the perfunctory smile as you pass on the footpath, or the cursory nod as you pass taking out the bins. All very pleasant. But what happens if those relationships … Read More