Mediation, expert determination and ADR
The ability to get to the heart of a dispute means that the members and door tenants of Atkin Chambers are uniquely well-qualified to assist in settling disputes and avoiding expensive and protracted litigation.
Their experience in acting for clients in mediations allows them to appreciate the differences in approach required in mediating to that required when acting in litigation. Clients and comment that the presence of Chambers’ members/door tenants in mediations often makes a positive difference to the outcome.
Settling disputes requires an understanding of more than just the legal strengths and weaknesses of a case. It is important to understand that the best settlements are achieved when parties look beyond the heat of the immediate dispute and focus on the long-term benefits that a settlement brings to both of them.
Atkin Chambers’ mediators don’t give up. They appreciate that the complexities of some disputes mean that it is not possible to settle all the issues between the parties in a day. They are committed to striving to achieve a settlement for as long as it takes.