The New Age (Sihle Mavuso, 25 Oct 2012)

Correspondent: KZN
The New Age (Newspaper)

Explaining the logic behind the centre, Layman together with mediator Rolf Schmidt, said this is in line with international trends. They said this is affordable and in most cases, unlike court litigations, it leaves both parties happy. “Mediation and conciliation are the fastest of five conflict resolution mechanisms which include negotiation, conciliation, mediation, arbitration and litigation. “Unlike conventional methods, mediation and conciliation processes stand a far better chance of leaving the relationship between two parties intact,” Schmidt said. The centre will be based in the Chambers house along Stalwart Simelane Street in Durban city centre.