Alternatives to Court
Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) refers to the ways of resolving a dispute that doesn’t involve a court appearance.
There are a number of different methods that can be used, including mediation and arbitration, and they are all initiated with the sole purpose of preventing litigation.
As with all services Marsans offer, we will look to recommend the most beneficial option for your specific case. The ideal scenario is always to avoid court, so if there are ADR options at our disposal that we believe will lead to this positive outcome, we will look to enact them.
Firstly, though, we will explain these options to you and exactly what they entail. Our skilled team of litigators and mediators have a wealth of experience when it comes to representing clients in alternative forums. It is our goal to find the swiftest road to resolution.
Our experienced team is able to assist in a broad range of disputes that include:
- Commercial litigation
- Civil litigation
- Property litigation
- Intellectual Property
This list is not exhaustive, so if you find yourself facing a dispute that is not listed above, then please get in touch to speak directly to a member of our team.
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