Alternative Dispute Resolution

Alternative dispute resolution (ADR) procedures have the significant benefit of enabling you to avoid court proceedings, therefore reducing disruption to business and saving money on litigation costs. At JMW, we are highly experienced in all dealings relating to ADR and we will listen to your needs and pursue the appropriate method of resolving your dispute with the minimum of hassle and cost to you and your company.

Speak to our experts in alternative dispute resolution procedures today to find out more about how we can help. Simply call us on 0345 872 6666 or complete our online enquiry form and we will give you a call back as soon as we can.

Our Services

The main options when it comes to alternative dispute resolution procedures are:


Adjudication is a process during which parties in dispute appoint a person to consider the evidence and arguments submitted by both, which then results in a decision that determines the rights and obligations of each party. 


Arbitration is a private procedure and form of alternative dispute resolution. It involves the use of an independent third party, commonly known as an arbitrator, and is in many cases an agreeable alternative to legal proceedings. It can be a useful tool in resolving business disputes of all kinds. 


Mediation is one of the most commonly-used methods of ADR and has a high rate of success in all kinds of commercial disputes and other business disagreements. Mediation can take place at any stage once a dispute has arisen (provided the parties agree to mediate), including after the commencement of legal proceedings. 


Conciliation involves the appointment of a third party to help steer negotiations towards an amicable conclusion and, ultimately, achieve a settlement. For more information about this area of law and the services we offer, head to our conciliation page.

Why Choose JMW?

We are highly experienced and successful mediators. By instructing JMW, you are enlisting the help of a specialist law firm and independent third-party mediator that can significantly boost your chances of resolving a dispute and achieving a positive outcome.

We are renowned for our professionalism and will provide the expert legal support you need throughout the process, giving you the best possible chance of a favourable outcome.

Our team has become one of the largest single office litigation departments in the north west and we are able to take on - and succeed with - the most complex of disputes. We are able to offer a combination of sound commercial advice and traditional legal analysis.

Talk to Us

JMW is able to assist with alternative dispute resolution procedures of all kinds. To find out more about the services we provide and how we can help to bring your disagreement to a satisfactory conclusion, either call us on 0345 872 6666 or complete our online enquiry form and a member of the team will get back to you.

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