MEDIATION IN GERMANY
Mediation is becoming recognised in Germany as a fast and cost-effective means of settling disputes. It offers an excellent opportunity for innovative solutions and for preserving business relations, giving the parties involved control over the outcome of their dispute.
During mediation, the mediator acts as a neutral third party. He does not make decisions – but enables the parties in conflict to explore solutions and options that can bring their case to a mutually beneficial, out-of-court settlement.
Mediation services are used in Germany to settle a wide range of civil and commercial disputes including agency agreements, aviation, banking, carriage of goods and passenger by air, sea & land, construction &
Following the Mediation Act in Germany in 2012, there are now incentives to promote a consensual settlement of conflicts through alternative dispute resolution such as mediation.
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Our founder Jonathan Lux set up the Hamburg branch office of his former law firm, became a member of the Hanseatische Rechtsanwaltskammer and lived in Hamburg between 2001 and 2003. His fluent German means he is well
Jonathan is able to communicate with parties from different countries in their own language, thereby avoiding misunderstandings in the often tense discussions that occur in
If you are looking to mediate in Germany or elsewhere with one or more German parties then please contact us. Our professional mediation experts are happy to discuss the mediation process and how it could help settle your dispute. You can review our FAQs or contact us to book a suitable date and location in Germany or an alternative international venue to bring your conflict to resolution.
Find out more about our dedicated German mediation service here.