Mediation is well established in Singapore as an effective method of alternative dispute resolution (ADR).
The Mediation Act which came into force in 2017 was designed to promote, encourage and facilitate the resolution of disputes by mediation. In particular, this Act allows parties to enforce
Importantly, the first international Convention on mediation is scheduled to be signed in Singapore in 2019 and this provides for the international enforcement of mediation settlement agreements and is hoped to do for meditation what the New York Convention has done for arbitration.
Mediation is seen as one of the best ways to increase access to justice, as it is quicker and cheaper than going through the courts.
It allows those involved in a conflict to find their own solution, rather than have one imposed by the courts. The mediator enables the parties to explore possible solutions, focussing not on the rights or wrongs of the situation but rather on the parties interests and needs. It goes without saying that a mutually agreed settlement will do far more to preserve the business relationship than a contested court or arbitration process can ever do. A mediated settlement
Private mediation services are used to settle a wide range of both international and general commercial disputes and Lux Mediation has considerable experience of resolving such disputes including; maritime/ shipping, international trade, agency agreements, aviation, banking, carriage of goods and passengers by air, sea & land, contract & tort disputes, construction & engineering, employment, energy (off shore & renewables), information technology, insurance, land and property, motorsport, personal injury, professional negligence, sale of goods, shareholder disputes, travel & tourism and yachting.
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