Mediation

Rose to present at OBA Labour & Employment program

Toronto mediator and settlement counsel Mitchell Rose will be a guest speaker at an upcoming Ontario Bar Association Labour and Employment CPD program. Read more

How to avoid costly estates disputes: Gossin

Making a will is the most effective thing a person can do to avoid a dispute over their estate once they’re gone, says Toronto mediator and lawyer Eric Gossin. Read more

Mediation of estate disputes can preserve money, privacy

Mediation can be an effective means of alternative dispute resolution when family members are in a battle over assets, says Toronto estates litigator and mediator Howard Black. Read more

Six steps to selecting an employment mediator

Choosing the right mediator is a vital first step in settling your case, so it’s essential to make an informed decision, says Toronto employment mediator and arbitrator Barry B. Fisher. Read more

Early intervention in business disputes controls risk, costs

Bringing in a neutral third-party to deal with ongoing problems that can arise between business partners or shareholders can help avoid those issues spinning out into expensive and protracted legal disputes, says Toronto mediator and settlement counsel Mitchell Rose. Read more

Rose to discuss workplace mediation and accommodating mental health

As part of Osgoode Professional Development’s (OsgoodePD) Certificate in Mental Health Law, Toronto mediator and settlement counsel Mitchell Rose will discuss mediation in the context of accommodating mental health disabilities in the workplace. Read more

Mediation valuable for ex-spouses navigating co-parenting

Even in a high-conflict divorce where it’s difficult for ex-spouses to communicate and work together, mediation can be valuable in assisting parties to look forward — particularly when children are involved, says Toronto mediator and lawyer Victoria Romero. Read more

Location of mediation doesn’t have an impact: Gossin

Home-field advantage isn’t enough of a factor in mediation to warrant renting a pricey neutral venue, says Toronto mediator Eric Gossin, who is called upon to be the impartial voice in a wide variety of mediated disputes. Read more

The importance of time and place in mediation

Litigators could benefit from opening their minds to the possibility of early mediation and settlement, says Toronto mediator Eric Gossin. Read more

Tactics for success in high-stakes mediations

A vital part of a mediator’s responsibility in helping disputing parties reach a settlement is to outline the risks of not resolving the matter, says Brampton civil litigator Edwin Upenieks. Read more

Mediation is safest way to handle termination pay grey areas

Grey areas in the law surrounding termination clauses are great for mediators but bad for public policy, says Toronto employment mediator and arbitrator Barry B. Fisher. Read more

Conscious uncoupling enables child-centred resolution

Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin made the phrase ‘conscious uncoupling’ famous when they divorced in 2014, and it’s something many ex-partners work towards for the sake of their children, says Oakville family lawyer and mediator Robina Khan. Read more

Mediation the key to uncovering future working relationships

Mediation can uncover opportunities for a continued working relationship in employer-employee disputes, says Toronto mediator and settlement counsel Mitchell Rose. Read more

Points to consider in selecting a suitable mediator

People who choose to resolve disputes through alternative dispute resolution (ADR) should opt for a mediator who has proficiency in the field, says Brampton civil litigator Edwin Upenieks. Read more

Family business disputes among toughest to mediate: Gossin

Early mediation can help family business owners get to the root of problems before they spiral out of control, says Toronto mediator Eric Gossin. Read more