Who can use this Appointment?
Any parties to a contract who want to resolve a dispute can use this appointment of a mediator.
What is this Appointment for?
It sets out the terms on which the mediator is appointed and the procedure for the mediation.
What are the main issues?
A brief description of the dispute is needed.
The mediator’s fees and payment terms have to be specified. These may be a fixed amount or on a daily or hourly rate. Also the parties in dispute will usually share the fees and expenses equally.
The mediation procedure will be established in the agreement.
The mediator will want immunity from any claim and the parties will want to include a confidentiality clause.
What detailed terms does the Appointment contain?
This agreement contains 6 clauses covering
- appointment of a mediator
- procedure for mediation
- mediator’s fees
- immunity of mediator
- governing law
For more information on each of these sections, see our Explanatory Notes which you will receive when you download the document from our website.
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When I download the document, can I change it and/or use it more than once?
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Contract author: Giles Dixon, a solicitor who was a founder member of CEDR (Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution)
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