This book, based on the author’s experience of over three decades, brings out the art, techniques and skills required for mediation. The content flows seamlessly from the basics to the intricacies of the art and science of mediation. Important developments in the field, such as the Singapore Convention, UN Model laws, online dispute resolution and fresh court decisions have been discussed in separate chapters.
Other than being an essential reference and guide for mediators, judges and lawyers, this work will also benefit companies and individuals facing or contemplating litigation and is also a must-have for law and social science libraries.Key Features:
- The author walks the reader through a full-length mediation with notes to illustrate different stages.
- Demonstrates how mediators deal with seemingly dead-end situations, and details norms of confidentiality and ethics.
- Provides invaluable insights and advice for mediators, lawyers and parties
- The law on the subject and the precedents laid down by courts in India and abroad are exhaustively dealt with.
Sriram Panchu is a Senior Advocate and a leading mediator. He is considered a pioneer of t h e mediation movement in India, and was instrumental in establishing India's first court-annexed mediation centre in the Madras High Court in 2005. He has conducted a wide range of mediations in civil and commercial disputes, trained many mediators, and assisted the Supreme Court of India and High Courts in setting up mediation centres. The Supreme Court of India has appointed him to mediate several cases, including prominent public disputes. Mr. Panchu is on the panel of international commercial mediators of recognised mediation institutions. He is the author of Settle for More - the Why, How and When of Mediation, which introduced the subject to the Indian audience. He lectures and writes about mediation nationally and internationally. He lives in Chennai, India.