The parties are to provide BLCM with the following details of the matter in order for appropriate approved mediators to be put forward:
1. Case Name
2. Size of the bill
3. Where the mediation is likely to be conducted
4. Recommended length of the mediation
5. Main contentious issues
6. Brief outline of the matter
The parties will agree with BLCM the date, start time, location and mediator for the mediation.
The parties will inform BLCM of all individuals attending the mediation. All parties and the Mediator will be informed in advance of the mediation who shall be in attendance. Parties shall also confirm to BLCM who from each party has full authority / mandate to settle.
The individual who attends the mediation with full authority / mandate to settle must also be the individual signing the mediation agreement (signed in advance of the mediation).
The mediator will be provided with a bundle of relevant documents by BLCM at least 7 days in advance of the mediation.
BLCM provides a neutral platform and physical venue for parties to resolve disputes relating to the taxation of bills of costs and a forum with competent and experienced Legal Costs Mediators and Assessors to assist parties in resolving their legal costs disputes.
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