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in a mediation meeting the judge mediator does he/she decides

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in a mediation meeting the judge mediator does he/she decides the fair amounts?
Is the amount reduced from what I claim decided by the percentage of the possibility of winning the case?
What are the indicators or reducing the amount of the offer?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Employment Law
Expert:  Alex J. replied 5 years ago.

Thank you.

The mediator will not decide quantum and liability. The mediator is there to help the two parties negotiate a settlement.

Are you expecting the mediator to make recommendations?

Kind regards

Customer: replied 5 years ago.

Yes I was expecting the Mediator to state no I have asked too much or tell the Respondent that is too little compensation according to law of compensation etc. etc.

I.e. mediate.



Customer: replied 5 years ago.

So I do not understand I have put the claim, and it comes to £154000. I understand that some cases have been awarded £60000. But there are a lot of losses, Hurt feeling, Psychiatric hurt etc. etc. etc.

So even though I know that every single item I have claimed is in the moderate claim bracket it is quite high in reference to the cases awarded.

So I would expect to get the barrister to offer £1000 to say I have only 50 50 chance to win and I have already received E-mail that I will not win.

therefore I am kindly asking the same question again

What are the indicators or reducing the amount of the offer?

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