• Douglas Beckwith
  • James Beckwith

Mediation Advocacy

When to use it: When Parties wish to adopt a structured negotiation in order to resolve a dispute that has arisen and which might otherwise proceed to adjudication, arbitration or litigation.  Mediation is also used where the parties wish to ensure confidentiality and to preserve the business relationship.  This Service Product relates to Mediation Advocacy, i.e., where one of our experts assists you in the preparation and presentation of your position and assists you in negotiating a settlement you can live with.  If you are seeking one of our experts to act as the Mediator then please see our Commercial ADR services page.  Please note that our charges include half a day for preparation and attendance at the Mediation Hearing for a maximum of 10 hours.  Work undertaken outside of these limited will be chargeable at our standard rates for contentious work.

Scope of Services

Our mediation advocacy service includes:

  1. Providing preliminary advice on the mediation process and what to expect during the Hearing.
  2. Reviewing the Client's position based on documents provided.
  3. Recommending a negotiation strategy.
  4. Preparation of a position paper (max 20 A4 pages) for use in the mediation.  (Note: Collation of project documents is to be undertaken by the Client).
  5. Attendance at the Mediation Hearing and advocacy (speaking for) the Client.
  6. Advising the Client on progress and proposals for settlement.
  7. Drafting the settlement agreement in conjunction with the other Party's legal representatives.
  8. Overseeing the signing of the settlement agreement and distribution of copies.
  9. Engagement with the other Party's legal representatives in the preparation of a Tomlin order, if required.
We will require certain information to be provided by you before we are able to start work.  We will set this out in our Confirmation Email to you.  Reports are delivered electronically via our Service Centre.

Dear User, By browsing on this website you are agreeing to our 'Terms & Conditions' and the 'Privacy Policy' in regards to your rights and personal data handling.


This service is used to secure web forms of our website and required if you want to contact us. By accepting it you agree to Google's privacy policy: https://policies.google.com/privacy

Google Analytics

Google Analytics is a service used on our website that tracks, reports traffic and measures how users interact with our website content in order for us to improve it and provide better services.

Facebook Pixel

Facebook Pixel collects data that helps us track conversions from Facebook ads, optimize ads, build targeted audiences for future ads, and remarket to people who have already taken some actions on our website. By accepting it you agree to the Facebook's privacy policy: https://www.facebook.com/policy/cookies/


Integrated tweets and share services of Twitter are used on our website. By accepting and using these you agree to Twitter's privacy policy: https://help.twitter.com/en/rules-and-policies/twitter-cookies

Google Ad

Our website uses Google Ads to display advertising content. By accepting it you agree to the Google's privacy policy: https://policies.google.com/technologies/ads?hl=en