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DisputeOver is a professional mediation and dispute resolution service based in Glen Waverley, Melbourne, Victoria, and conducted by Simon Matters, a nationally accredited Mediator and senior Lawyer. DisputeOver also offers online mediation services throughout Australia via Zoom or Skype
If your dispute is about a commercial, business or workplace issue in a company, partnership or not for profit organisation, we can assist. This includes mediation either in the course of legal proceedings or in the early stages of a dispute.
Wherever you are based in Australia, DisputeOver is willing and able to assist in endeavouring to resolve such disputes quickly and cost effectively.
Under the current restrictions implemented in Victoria, all of our team are working remotely. However, it is still 'business as usual' and if you need to contact us, you can continue to do so via our contact details.ENQUIRE NOW
Our Mediator is Simon Matters.
Simon is an accredited Mediator and an Accredited Commercial Litigation Specialist, with over 15 years’ experience in commercial and general litigation, 12 of those years as a barrister at the Victorian Bar prior to joining DisputeOver.
We have extensive experience dealing with commercial issues. Our Mediator, Simon Matters, is an Accredited Specialist in Commercial Litigation, accredited as such by the Law Institute of Victoria.
During your mediation, he will not be a judge or an umpire. Rather than taking sides at all, he will mediate a discussion about your dispute and present an opportunity for you and the other person to reach an agreed resolution.
We can attend your business premises or workplace, provide mediation rooms in Glen Waverley, or undertake mediation online via Zoom or Skype. We can travel anywhere in Melbourne, Victoria or throughout Australia.
February 26, 2021
As someone once said “To err is human, but to really foul things up requires a computer”. Whilst there is often some truth in this playful twisting of Alexander Pope’s famous quote, mediation is one of the areas in which the development of technology can be of great assistance. The recent COVID pandemic has forced people to embrace the concept of online mediations, and many mediators and participants alike have been pleasantly surprised by its operation and advantages.
July 8, 2020
Today, as a result of increasing delays and the cost of litigation proceedings, many businesses and individuals are choosing to resolve their disputes outside of the courts through more cost-effective and efficient means. Alternative dispute resolution has proven to be popular in the commercial world, with two of the most common forms being mediation and arbitration. In this article, we will outline the key differences between mediation and arbitration.
December 13, 2019
Employment mediation is a process of mediation for disputes between employees and employers. What is the difference between Mediation and Employment Mediation? Mediation is a voluntary, confidential process whereby two or more parties agree to sit down and attempt to resolve their differences in an informal setting. There is no obligation to reach an agreement and sometimes, mediation can take multiple sessions to reach an agreement which may have never been achieved in a Court setting. Employment mediation is no different!