105 Preliminary arrangements

105 Preliminary arrangements

As with a mediation, the detailed provisions for the conduct of the mini-trial should be set out in a contractual agreement and many of the matters dealt with in a mediation agreement will be relevant in this context1. Particular issues may include:

  1. 105.1

        the appointment of a neutral adviser to sit with the panel of executives. The neutral adviser may play an important role as chairman of the proceedings and may also be asked to offer an evaluation of the parties’ claims at a later stage;

  2. 105.2

        confirmation that the proceedings are on a