Mediation and Other Forms of ADR

We are Stibbe Mediation and Other Forms of ADR specialists

We see mediation as a powerful and efficient means of resolving disputes. Our litigators possess the required skills to assist clients involved in this process in the most effective manner.

Mediation and Other Forms of ADR

When parties are locked in a dispute that must otherwise be decided through litigation, our lawyers have substantial experience acting as a neutral third party to work towards a negotiated settlement.

When appropriate, our specialists will pursue mediation as an efficient alternative to court or arbitration proceedings, allowing disputes to be resolved amicably. Using this method we can help enhance the speed of the resolution and create cost savings.

We have proven expertise in this area helping clients to safeguard confidentiality and their possible future business relationship with the other party. Throughout the process our aim is to encourage open and honest communication between parties, and achieve a settlement that is acceptable to both.

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Experience

  • 31.08.2012 NL law
    Stibbe advised Mainfreight

    Experience -   Representing the New Zealand listed logistics company Mainfreight in a post-M&A dispute. The dispute concerned a significant claim from Mainfreight following the acquisition of a major Dutch logistics group. The dispute was settled amicably in August 2012, culminating in an after tax gain for Mainfreight of NZD12.7 million  

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