Aligarh, March 22: Experts discussed the ‘Mediation’ method of a non-binding dispute resolution with the assistance of a neutral third party to help arrive at a negotiated settlement in the national webinar on ‘Mediation and Its Relevance in Legal Field’ organised by the Legal Aid Clinic, Malappuram Centre, Kerala of Aligarh Muslim University (AMU).
Held in collaboration with the Co-Operative School of Law, Thodupuzha; the programme was a part of the ‘Settle 2021- Celebrating Mediation’, Kerala State Mediation and Conciliation Centre, Bar Council of Kerala, MG University and the Confederation of Indian Industry.
“Over the years, mediation has been recognised as the fastest growing method to resolve disputes worldwide. Mediation allows parties to relook at mutual interests and rights of each other, and to come up with amicable and innovative solutions,” said Dr Faisal K P, Director, Malappuram Centre.
He was speaking on the relevance of mediation in justice delivery, when there are immense pending cases.
Nithya Nair (Coordinator, Settle2021) introduced the speakers and spoke on how mediation helps in maintaining cordial relations between the parties.
Dr Ashish Kumar (Faculty of Law, Delhi University) emphasised that the process of mediation is practical and flexible. Many a time, it can prove to be speedier, more effective and economical than the other adjudicative processes.
Ghalib Nashter (Coordinator, Department of Law, Malappuram Centre) suggested that technicalities should be brought to a minimum to pave way for smooth mediation.
Dr Naseema P K (Chairperson, Legal Aid Cell) extended the vote of thanks.