Michael Silver

LL.B, LL.M, FCIArb
Mediator & Arbitrator
In Association with the Honourable Gerald F. Day

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Expectations of A Mediator

The mediator’s function is to open lines of communication and to work hard to champion a settlement. Parties expect their mediator to be:

  • Knowledgeable of the Legal, Factual and Evidentiary Issues
  • Insightful into the Parties’ Business, Personal and Other Interests
  • Persistent
  • Creative
  • Discreet
  • Self-Confident
  • Empathetic
  • Able to Coordinate Multiple Parties

Michael Silver can float settlement proposals to minimize reactive devaluation, assist with principled negotiation and help parties to find appropriate strategies and put a check on counter- productive behaviour.

Michael Silver cares about the parties and constantly strives for a positive outcome. He is able to relate to all types of people from diverse backgrounds and walks of life

He enjoys his work and enjoys helping people solve their problems.