In the event of:
- The parties to the dispute are unreachable without a reasonable and just cause,
- The parties to the dispute do not participate in the mediation meetings, or
- Despite having attended mediation meetings, the parties fail to reach a settlement
The mediator is obligated to submit a final report to the mediation bureau immediately. In the event of parties failing to reach a settlement at the end of the mediation process, each party hold the right to appeal to court with the final report of the mediator.Cost and Time of the Mediation Process
Pursuant to the Law, the mediator is obliged to conclude the mediation process within 6 weeks of their appointment. This period may only be extended by the mediator for approximately 2 weeks.
Unless otherwise expressed by the parties, the mediation fee will be paid equally by the parties. However, if the mediation process ends due to one of the parties' failure to attend the first meeting without a reasonable excuse; that party shall be responsible for not only the mediation expenses but all litigation related expenses (courts fees and legal fees included), regardless in which party's favour the final ruling is granted.How can we help?
Founder partner of Guden Law Firm and an accredited mediator both in Turkey and England, Ali Guden expects an increase in the popularity of alternative dispute resolution methods such as arbitration and mediation, as opposed to the conventional legal proceedings especially in regards to international commercial disputes. Accordingly, he is looking forward to being appointed to various international commercial dispute resolution cases both as a mediator and an arbitrator.
As Guden Law Firm, we will continue to represent our clients in arbitration and mediation proceedings internationally.