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MANAGING BUSINESS CONFLICT

In today's dynamic business environment, organisations, their people and business associates inevitably butt heads. Be prepared to deal with negotiations and difficult issues. As the nation’s flagship mediation body, Singapore Mediation Centre can empower you with the capacity to control the outcomes in disputes. 

ADVANCING BUSINESS MEDIATION

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Since 1997, SMC has set the standard for excellence in mediation services both in Singapore and in the region. As the nation’s flagship mediation centre, SMC’s track record shows that we deliver successful results. SMC also trains individuals to become the best professional mediators in their field.

POWER LIST

Mediation Advocacy: Power List 2018

Law firms that have most advanced the use of mediation as a dispute resolution tool are listed here.

Law Firms with Adjudication Expertise (Sponsored)

Law firms that handle adjudication cases under the Security of Payment regime are listed here.

RECENT EVENTS

Welcome Address by SMC's Executive Director at the SMC Appreciation Lunch 2019

SMC's newly appointed Executive Director, Mr Ban Jiun Ean delivered his welcome address at the annual Appreciation Lunch which was held at The Ritz Carlton Hotel on 4 September 2019.

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Singapore Mediation Lecture 2019

The Singapore Mediation Lecture, titled Singapore’s Voyage Across the World Map of Mediation – Past, Present, Future, will be delivered by Mr Edwin Tong SC, Senior Minister of State for Law and Health.

Mr Edwin Tong SC will be sharing how Singapore embarked on its mediation journey and its role in growing mediation locally and globally. With the signing of the Singapore Convention on Mediation recently, Mr Edwin Tong SC will also address what the Convention will mean for countries, businesses and practitioners and how dispute resolution will evolve moving forward.  

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PRACTICE DIRECTIONS

Court Practice Directions (Mediation)

The Supreme Court Practice Directions (Amendment No 1 of 2016) came into effect on 2 January 2016.

Advocates and solicitors: note the changes to paragraph 35B on “Overview of Alternate Dispute Resolution (ADR) for civil cases” — that it is the professional duty of advocates and solicitors to advise their clients about the different ways their disputes may be resolved using an appropriate form of ADR. The guidelines on advising clients are attached in Appendix I of the Practice Directions.

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