Litigation & Dispute Resolution
Civil litigation is a broad term that describes court based legal disputes under the common law system (excluding criminal liability). In civil litigation there are two parties who are having a dispute
In part 1 of this 2-part guide you learned what mediation is and who attends. You found out what to expect at mediation and how it helps resolve conflict early on before things get out of hand. In...
When I am at networking events or social occasions I am often asked, after ten years as a litigation lawyer, why I decided to pursue mediation. As with most things in life, there are many factors...
It's not uncommon for an internet meme to trigger a tirade against the poster, which is exactly what happened on actor and activist George Takei’s social media accounts. How George Takei chose to...
Have you ever had a manager or a co-worker cross the Employee/Employer line with sexually inappropriate touching? I have. It was traumatic. A number of years ago, I worked in a small family run...
5. Cost - Mediation less expensive than a trial, 4. Time - Mediation can be quicker, both in terms of getting a date for the mediation session and the duration of the process. Mediation is often...
More marriages end in divorce litigations than ever before. But the truth is that it doesn't have to be like that. There are still many ways to solve marital disputes and issues, which too many...
Instead of going to court, what is the cost to do mediation or an alternative dispute resolution by hiring a lawyer?
I am a commercial mediator who specialises in helping people avoid litigation. Without knowing the size or complexity of the matter I can only give you a ballpark figure which would be $1,500 to $5,000. This also depends on who you select as the mediator. I'd be happy to chat to you about the process and gove you amore accurate estimate. More details about me are at www.growingbeyond.com.au.
Is "no win, no fees" really free? What is the fine small print that's not talked about?