Mediation refers to one of several methods used to resolve legal disputes other than through formal court trial. Mediation and arbitration constitute methods of “alternative dispute resolution” (ADR). Arbitration is used as a substitute for trial, but mediation merely assists the parties in reaching their own resolution of a disputed matter. Instead of a judge … Read more


Arbitration refers to one of several methods, collectively referred to as “alternative dispute resolution” (ADR), for resolving legal disputes other than through a formal court system. Arbitration is very similar to a trial in court, except that the claims and defenses are presented to a privately-retained neutral party (“arbitrator” or “arbiter”) rather than a judge … Read more

Overview of our services

We used to practice different methods of dispute resolution at CEDIRES, depending on the nature of the dispute and the wishes of the parties. We focused on arbitration, the most traditional method of ADR, which offers the advantage of a decision being rendered much quicker than through court proceedings, and at the same time, the … Read more

Shareholders disputes

Litigation pertaining to shareholders disputes is most often expensive and time consuming. So seeking advice early on (and using the CEDIRES dispute resolution clause in every shareholders agreement) is of paramount importance to save cost and energy in the long run. Even if there are personal differences, it may be possible to arrive at a … Read more

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Who we are Our website address is: What personal data we collect and why we collect it Comments When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection. An anonymized string created from … Read more


Your name Your email Subject Your message Δ This contact form is protected by reCAPTCHA. The Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply. Email: Phone: +32 476 46 08 74 Registered address: CENTER FOR DISPUTE RESOLUTION ASBL / VZW Château du Bois d’Angre Bois d’Angre 8 7133 Buvrinnes Belgium Company number: 841 286 … Read more