Many courts now require that the parties undertake a form of mediation or other attempt to resolve the dispute, before formal legal proceedings can be commenced, or before a final hearing date is allocated. The courts encourage mediations, as well. Costs can be saved if your dispute can be resolved at an early stage, without having to proceed to full hearing before a court or tribunal.
However, your chances of achieving a successful result will be greater, if you are prepared for the mediation or informal settlement process, and have a properly qualified person to present your case. We can prepare you for a mediation or informal settlement conference and best present your case.