The mediator’s role is to facilitate communication and negotiations between the parties involved without taking sides in favor of one side or the other.
Mediation as a dispute resolution method is characterized by the following advantages:
(a) Speed: Mediation usually results within a few days of its initiation with a maximum period of one month.
(b) Low cost
(c) Rewarming of relations between the two parties: The mediator can induce new and different dynamics in the course of the negotiations and rewarm the relations between the parties involved.