• Resistance of Lawyers to ADR and Mediation;
  • Non effective work with lawyers through “direct” contacts;
  • Difficult approach to Bar associations.

The aim of the initiative:

  • To approach Law firms directly;
  • To provide Law firms with information about Mediation and its benefits;
  • To try to integrate law firms with the ideas of ADR and Mediation.

How to turn words into action
To organize meetings with law firms,
To make the membership of this initiative “prestigious”.



Mediation is appropriate when the parties need a decision and are willing to negotiate.
Example criteria
Voluntary recourse, ability to take decisions (autonomy)
Participation of a party in mediation is not forced (by threats or in any other way) by the other party or any third party;


Leagal Frame