11 October 2022
New website offers help in resolving ongoing legal disputes
The importance of mediation in
settling legal disputes has been highlighted this week with the launch of a new
https://mediatorsni.co.uk/ has been launched by the
Law Society Mediation Service
(LSMS) as a ‘one stop shop’ for
those involved in legal disputes which showcases the benefits of mediation as
well as the contact details of over twenty local solicitor mediators
specifically trained to work with disputing parties.
have launched the new website in response to the growing evidence which
suggests that mediation is an effective, cheaper, and less stressful way means
of resolving legal disputes than going to court.
it’s a family, divorce, commercial or conveyancing dispute the new website will
provide litigants and the public with options for consideration to help them
resolve their ongoing and often protracted disputes.
on the launch of the new website, Mr Brian Speers, Chair of Law Society
Mediation Service (LSMS) said:
in many cases is effective quick and involves less cost than a court hearing and is increasingly encouraged by the
We are therefore delighted to launch https://mediatorsni.co.uk/ which provides access to information and a directory
of professionally trained solicitor mediators who can help parties in the
resolution of their dispute”.
The Society were delighted to showcase the new website to Dame Siobhan Keegan, Lady Chief Justice of Northern Ireland.
In the photo - Gareth Jones, LSMS Mediator, Dame Siobhan Keegan, Lady
Chief Justice of Northern Ireland, Brian Speers, Chair of LSMS and Rosalind
Dunlop, LSMS Mediator