Mediation seeks to resolve problems by bringing the parties together in the company of a skilled neutral who acts as a facilitator to assist the parties in finding their own solution to their dispute. In contrast to popular belief this approach is extrememly successful, especially in dealing with highly emotional or long-standing disputes, and enjoys success rates of over 80%. PainSmith Solicitors have substantial experience in dealing with mediation as advocates and also in the role of mediators and can provide expert advice to clients at all stages of the mediation process.