Mediation is a structured negotiation process for resolving disputes. It isĀ is an alternative to a judge imposing a decision on the parties.

More specifically, mediationĀ is a process in which the participants, with the support of an independent third party (the mediator), identify issues, develop options, consider alternatives and make decisions about future actions and outcomes.

You can read more about mediation in these guides produced by Herbert Smith Freehills: