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Denise Evans monthly ‘making of a mediator’ blog series is aimed at dispute resolution professionals. Each month, she explores different topics and share her own reflections as a mediator.

For too many of our New Zealand families and others in dispute, the wheels of justice turn slowly.

Updated 14 May 2020 


At Fair Way, the wellbeing of our people and customers is a priority for us so we are continuing to closely monitor the official guidance around COVID-19. 
 

Alert Level 2 

At Alert Level 2, businesses are encouraged to use alternative ways of working if possible, so many of our Fair Way team members will continue working home. Others will begin returning to the office from Monday 18 May.    

Written by Isabel Aldiss

Denise Evans monthly ‘making of a mediator’ blog series is aimed at dispute resolution professionals. Each month, she will explore different topics and share her own reflections as a mediator.

Reflections on a mediation during the COVID-19 lockdown.

During the unprecedented world of COVID-19, we all must adapt in innumerable ways.  Mediation can and does do this. I was asked to mediate a matter on an urgent basis on day two of lockdown. It was a moment when I was able to directly observe the magic of mediation in practice and the agility of Fair Way Resolution Limited.
 

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In this article Senior Resolution Practitioner Samantha de Coning looks at what transitioning to our ‘New Normal’ means for mediators and parties to a mediation.

Updated 28 April 2020 

Fair Way remains open for business at Alert Level 3.  

Since the initial lockdown, the Fair Way team have been working from home and delivering services through our virtual office. 

What does a virtual office mean? 

As ANZAC Day 2020 approaches, it will be an historic day as we stand at dawn in our locked down bubbles listening to the radio.  In light of this historic event Fair Way’s Denise Evans and Bruce Reid decided to reprise an article they wrote in 2018,  exploring again the themes of war, conflict and learning from mistakes of past during the current pandemic.