There are 101 reasons why some people think that mediation won’t be suitable for their situation. Here are some of those we’ve genuinely been given.
It’s not me, it’s them. I’d mediate but they won’t.
I’m willing to be reasonable but they won’t let me see the documents I’ve asked for.
The case is really complicated.
We’ve got nowhere with solicitors this past 14 months, so mediation is hardly likely to work is it?
Mediation won’t work for us, we have very different views.
I’ll compromise, but the other person is totally unreasonable.
I’m worried about mediating. The other person is very clever and they’ll make me agree things I don’t want to agree to.