Alternative Dispute Resolution Solicitors


Essex: 01702 338338 or London: 020 8049 5888

ADR Solicitors

Litigation is never a pleasant experience for those who are involved in the process.  For that reason Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) is an extremely important part of any litigation process, as it can assist the parties to resolve their dispute without the cost of a lengthy trial, and may repair relationships between the parties.

Our expert litigation team are well versed in all areas of ADR, and will actively guide you through the process, so that you can understand what your options are, what offers to make, and what offers to accept.  They will also be able to advise you during a formal mediation process, guiding you every step of the way.

Whether you are an individual in a dispute with your neighbour, or an company attempting to renew your commercial lease, we are able to assist in attempting to resolve your dispute without the cost and stress of lengthy proceedings.


It is not always necessary to engage in a formal process to attempt some form of ADR.  At any time in the litigation process, an offer of settlement can be made by telephone or in correspondence to your opponent. 

Our team are experienced in drafting the necessary correspondence, or having those challenging conversations, to ensure that the strength of your position is conveyed and utilised to obtain an early resolution, on terms that you are happy with. 

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Mediation is a more formal process, utilising a third party to assist the parties to reach a settlement on a day set aside specifically for the process. 

Our team are well versed in attending such mediation, and can explain to you what will happen on the day, and assist you in conveying your position to the mediator, and assessing any offers made by your opponent. 

We can also ensure that the mediation occurs in a setting your are comfortable with, particulars where the parties may no longer be on speaking terms, and therefore wish to have no contact with each other on the day.


Adjudication is not suitable for every matter, but our team will be able to advise as to whether this is a process which can be utilised in your particular instance.  With an independent third party determining the dispute within 28 days of instruction, this can be a quick and cost effective was to resolve the dispute. 

The decision is as binding as a court order, and therefore provides certainty and brings the proceedings to an end.

Expert Determination

Similar to an adjudication process, expert determination can be utilised in more technical matters, such as Boundary Disputes or Rent Reviews, to determine the dispute without the need for court proceedings.

The parties agree to be bound by the decision of the expert, and therefore the decision is again determinative of the proceedings. This process can result in significant costs savings.


“Lorraine provided quick and thorough advice on a potentially complicated property matter. She explained everything very clearly and enabled me to feel confident in my options and decision.”



Located in the heart of London and Essex

Paul Robinson Solicitors is a thriving independent law firm committed to providing exceptional service to clients nationwide, with offices situated throughout London and Essex.

Established in 1983, the firm has steadily expanded over the past 35 years, offering an extensive range of legal services to both personal and commercial clients. The team of highly experienced and skilled solicitors specialises in various fields and is dedicated to providing an outstanding level of service to achieve positive outcomes for their clients. The firm’s cutting-edge technology and efficient systems, together with its support and managerial staff, ensure maximum efficiency, accuracy, and cost-effectiveness.


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