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Need a mediator?
LSM has a panel of highly skilled and experienced mediators with a wide range of skills for a vast array of disputes. Some are lawyers or judges, others have no legal training but come from HR, accountancy and business backgrounds.
All of our panel members are fully accredited and insured civil and commercial mediators, some are workplace and employment mediators.
What to expect
A mediator will facilitate a settlement with the person you are in dispute with based on your respective needs, fears, interests and concerns. The mediator will ask probing questions to establish your assessment of risk and to encourage the generation of settlement options. The mediator will not provide advice or impose a solution. You remain in control of the outcome.
Benefits of mediation
Mediation is quick, confidential, creative and cost-effective. It also allows you to preserve or rebuild relationships. You do not need all of the information you might want at trial. In the workplace, mediation can increase efficiency and profitability by engaging and empowering employees to resolve their disputes.
How long does a mediation take?
Mediations generally take about 4 to 6 hours. A mediation can be arranged at short notice and our mediators will travel to your chosen venue.
Does it work?
Yes! In our experience, 95% of mediations result in a settlement on the day.
Want to know more?
Call us on +44 (0)1423 874599 or complete our enquiry form and we will contact you within one working day.
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What does a mediation session cost?
The fee is usually split equally between the parties, unless they agree otherwise. We have a fee for 2, 4, 6 or 8 hours that includes administration, preparation, travel and the mediation. The parties usually provide the venue.
2 hours £500 + VAT (£250 + VAT per party)
4 hours £1,000 + VAT (£500 + VAT per party)
6 hours £1,500 + VAT (£750 + VAT per party)
8 hours £2,000 + VAT (£1000 + VAT per party)
Overtime is available at £250 + VAT per hour (£125 + VAT per party)
We are of course flexible and able to quote for any other requirements, such as multi day, international or telephone mediation.
Areas of mediation
We can offer mediators in the following areas, although the list is not prescriptive:
Landlord and tenant