Singapore Mediation Centre (SMC) is Singapore’s leading provider of alternative dispute resolution services. These include its core services of mediation, adjudication, neutral evaluation, and resolving disputes involving families, infrastructure projects and Internet domain names.
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5 Reasons to use Mediation
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with a dispute?
We can help analyse and assess your needs to determine the best way forward.
Why Singapore Mediation Centre?
matters have been mediated since SMC's inception
of matters were settled; with more than 90% resolved within one day
worth of disputes resolved, with close to $110 million being the highest quantum in one claim to have settled
and MoneyMediation costs less than litigation which can take months or years. About 70% of our mediation cases are resolved and over 90% of these cases are settled within one working day.
Control over OutcomesParties control the outcome of the mediation, settling only when they are satisfied with the terms. In mediation, they work together to arrive at sensible and creative ways to resolve their disputes.
Preserves RelationshipsSMC’s mediators facilitate open and calm deliberations. They help to bring emotional temperature down and to help improve working relationships between parties.
Maintains ConfidentialityMatters discussed in mediation are kept confidential and cannot be used against the parties in court or in arbitration.
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News & Speeches
Coronavirus: Chief Justice Menon announces measures to safeguard health of court users, officers
International mediation treaty takes effect Sept 12
Singapore And Fiji Ratify The Singapore Convention On Mediated Settlement Agreements Taking A Significant Step Towards Its Entry Into Force
Singapore, Fiji first 2 countries to deposit instruments of ratification for Singapore Convention on Mediation
Training: SMC has over two decades of experience providing training in mediation, negotiation and conflict management in Singapore and around the region
Neutral Evaluation: SMC has a distinguished panel of neutral evaluators who are eminently qualified and experienced to render a cost-effective and speedy evaluation on the merits of any dispute