Tag Archive: mediation

$1.8 Million Claim – District Court Mediation

June 13, 2019

Michael attended a District Court mediation last week. We represented one elderly defendant. The plaintiff had a somewhat ambit claim seeking $1.8 million in damages plus costs. The other defendant was seeking a 100% indemnity from our client, which I...

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Disputes with the ATO (Our Clients, Not Us)

May 3, 2018

It has been a week for resolving disputes. Today Michael’s off to Francis Street Northbridge, to try to settle a dispute with the ATO.  Unlike most mediations, this one has two “facilitators”. The main issue has been actually defining the...

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A Couple of Disputes

April 26, 2018

It has been a week for resolving disputes. We re-listed one matter for mediation after the two other parties failed to reach an agreement in the seven weeks since the first mediation appointment, when we thought we had a settlement...

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Longest Mediation Session Ever!

March 8, 2018

Last week we attended the longest day’s mediation we’ve ever been involved with.  We did not get out until after 7.00pm.  We almost finished settling six related Court actions. Our clients have settled with the plaintiffs, but the plaintiffs and...

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Mediating Disputes

July 13, 2013

Every stranded group needs someone to help resolve disputes. I have trained as a mediator and have been involved in many, many mediations, due to all the Courts forcing litigants to early mediation. I try to think outside the square...

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Ridiculous Offer to Settle

July 8, 2013

We attended a mediation at the District Court earlier this week.  Our clients have an excellent case, supported by an expert’s report, but they are concerned that the enemy company is going broke and any money that they get paid...

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