Private ADR Courts
The domains of expertise
The Private ADR Courts are working in these areas
Leading experts who are highly experienced in resolving trademark, copyright, design patent, and trade dress disputes between corporations.
Qualified to handle all types of complex insurance disputes, coverage disputes arising between insurers and corporate policy-holders.
Highly experienced neutrals capable of handling the complexity of corporate tax disputes.
The BioTech Panel consists of neutrals expert in biotechnology matters with experience in intellectual property related to biotechnology and related fields.
Highly experienced experts specialized in resolving a wide variety of environmental conflicts such as water rights, toxic torts, natural resources, and land use.
Neutrals and experts in all real estate matters including development, land use, leasing, environmental concerns, and other complex commercial matters.
Neutrals with extensive experience in resolving disputes arising between franchisers and franchisees in type of industries.
Practitioners uniquely qualified to handle the types of disputes encountered in the film, television, music, and performing arts industries.
Energy, Oil and Gas
Expert in resolving complex energy disputes including alternative energy sources, electrical, gas and nuclear specialties.
The neutrals with experience in employment and related disputes, including executive compensation, workplace ethics, discrimination, harassment and sexual harassment at workplace, and termination issues.
Neutrals having significant experience in e-discovery matters, including knowledge of data retention and retrieval systems, corporate retention policies.
The Health Care & Life Sciences matters involving health care entities, hospitals and hospital systems, physicians and other providers, pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers, as well as the complex regulatory framework.
Banking & Finance
Neutrals with experience in resolving complex disputes arising between banking, accounting and financial services institutions.
This panel comprises of the ADR professional who can help you in domestic as well as cross border family disputes.
Neutrals with experience of natural sciences, computer science, electronic, engineering and similar technologies.
Dispute Resolution panel members include:
Our General Counsel Panel is comprised of current or former General Counsel of famous companies.
Former judges of highest Courts of the respective countries with years of experience adjudicating all kinds of disputes.
World-class neutrals, located across the globe who can resolve all types of complex cross-border commercial disputes.
The panel of Equa neutrals comprises of both the genders in a good ratio.
Private practice as a mediator offers the opportunity to work independently and provide dispute resolution services directly to clients outside of a formal organization or court system. Mediators in private practice serve as neutral third parties who facilitate communication and negotiation between conflicting parties, helping them reach mutually acceptable resolutions. Here is a description of private practice as a mediator:
In a private practice as a mediator, professionals leverage their expertise in conflict resolution and interpersonal dynamics to assist parties in resolving their disputes. They may specialize in various areas such as family law, business, employment, real estate, or community mediation, depending on their training and experience.
As a private practice mediator, individuals have the flexibility to establish their own practice, set their rates, and select the types of cases they wish to mediate. This independence allows them to tailor their services to the unique needs and preferences of their clients. They can offer mediation sessions at mutually convenient locations, including their own office or a neutral venue.
Private practice mediators engage in a range of activities, including:
Client Consultations: They meet with potential clients to assess the nature of their dispute, discuss the mediation process, and determine whether mediation is a suitable option for their specific case.
Mediation Sessions: Private practice mediators conduct mediation sessions where they facilitate communication, guide the negotiation process, and assist parties in exploring potential solutions. They help parties identify their interests, generate options, and work towards a mutually agreeable resolution.
Conflict Analysis: They analyze the underlying causes and dynamics of conflicts, helping parties gain insights into their positions and interests. This analysis enables mediators to address the root issues effectively and foster productive dialogue.
Documentation and Agreements: Private practice mediators assist in documenting the agreements reached by the parties, ensuring clarity and enforceability. They draft settlement agreements that outline the terms and conditions agreed upon, providing a framework for implementation and future compliance.
Conflict Coaching: In addition to mediation sessions, private practice mediators may offer conflict coaching services. They help individuals or groups develop effective communication skills, manage conflicts constructively, and prevent disputes from escalating.
Continuing Education and Professional Development: Private practice mediators stay updated with the latest developments in mediation theory and practice. They may attend workshops, conferences, or training programs to enhance their skills and maintain their professional credentials.
Private practice as a mediator requires strong communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills. Mediators must remain neutral, impartial, and committed to promoting a fair and balanced process for all parties involved. They should have the ability to adapt to various personalities, navigate complex emotions, and handle challenging situations with sensitivity and professionalism.
Building a successful private practice as a mediator involves establishing a reputation for integrity, professionalism, and effective dispute resolution outcomes. It requires cultivating relationships with attorneys, clients, and referral sources to generate a steady flow of mediation cases.
Overall, private practice as a mediator offers the autonomy to guide parties towards mutually satisfactory resolutions while contributing to the peaceful and efficient resolution of conflicts outside of traditional litigation processes.