Alternate Dispute Resolution (ADR)




If you are not prepared to compromise, then you must not enter into, or think about, the process of negotiation at all.

Nelson Mandela






Chiba Attorneys are leaders in resolving disputes through Alternate dispute resolution. Call us today if you are ready to take that next step to resolve your dispute the right way.

Dispute Resolution Processes

The steps are:

  1. Conciliation
  2. Mediation
  3. Arbitration
  4. Litigation
  5. Facilitated negotiations

The mediation Process Steps

  1. Pre mediation
  2. Opening the proceedings
  3. Exploring the interests, BANTA and realities of all parties
  4. Brain storming solutions
  5. Conclude the process
    a) Finalising the mediation where there is an agreement
    b) Finalising the mediation where there is no agreement

The Arbitration Process

  1. Opening statements
  2. Examination in chief
  3. Re-examination
  4. Ask the questions
  5. Closing argument and summation

The 7 steps to conflict resolution

  1. Identify the problem
  2. Give both sides a voice
  3. Work through the differences
  4. Identify solutions
  5. Reach a compromise
  6. Keep communication open
  7. Follow up