October 23, 2017

Awareness of the practice and applicability of mediation in civil law

As briefly canvassed by the writer in a former article, awareness appears to be the biggest hindrance to the wide-spread use of mediation in the civil […]
May 24, 2017

MEDIATION AND THE PREVENTION OF ILLEGAL EVICTION FROM AND UNLAWFUL OCCUPATION OF LAND ACT, NO. 19 OF 1998.

South African legislation appears to make provision for the practice and benefits of mediation outside of the typical family, labour and commercial law arenas.[1] The popular […]
May 24, 2017

MEDIATION COULD SAVE YOU SIGNIFICANT COSTS IN LITIGATION!

Mediation is a process in which parties to a dispute endeavour to reach a settlement though negotiations, facilitated by an independent third party known as the […]
May 24, 2017

“PSSSSSST… HAVE YOU CONSIDERED MEDIATION”?

Mediation is a process in which parties to a dispute endeavour to reach a settlement though negotiations[1] facilitated by an independent third party (the ‘mediator’).[2] Through […]
May 24, 2017

COURT-ANNEXED MEDIATION AND SECTION 34 OF CONSTITUTION

Compulsory court-annexed mediation provides that whenever an appearance to defend is instituted in civil proceedings, the matter is referred to mediation in an attempt to settle […]