June 3, 2019

In mediation, final offers are a road to nowhere

By Todd Humber, AdvocateDaily.com Contributor

“The mediation table is already packed with drama — back and forth negotiations, emotion, and trials and tribulations — so the last thing it needs is for one party to table a final offer, says Toronto mediator and employment lawyer Peter Israel.

“We all know there’s no such thing — especially not early on in the process,” he tells AdvocateDaily.com.

Drawing a line in the sand rarely works, and final offers get in the way of the true goal of mediation, which is finding a solution that both parties can live with, says Israel, founding principal of PI Mediation.” (Read more…)

LEGAL DISCLAIMER: This article is for informational purposes only and is not intended to provide legal advice, which in all circumstances must be tailored to the specific facts of any problem. You should obtain a proper legal consultation in order to determine how this article applies to your specific situation.
Please feel free to contact Israel Foulon LLP to learn more at 416-640-1550.

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