Mediation provides a cost-effectiveness and efficient alternative for businesses in challenging situations. SMC aims to reach out to our end-users, the business community, to increase awareness of the alternative dispute resolution systems in Singapore, especially mediation and advocate its benefits as a strategic tool for growth.

29 Oct 2015: Singapore Mediation Lecture 2015



29 October 2015


Singapore Management University, Mochtar Riady Auditorium


Dress Code: Office Wear
Strictly no casual weal (e.g. jeans, shorts, slippers, etc.)


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Ms Clara Ling
Tel: 6332 4366
Fax: 6333 5085
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The Singapore Mediation Lecture series aims to enhance the understanding and use of mediation in resolving commercial disputes.

The Singapore Mediation Lecture 2015 was delivered by Dr iur Hans Peter Frick, former Chief Legal Officer and Senior Vice President of Nestlé SA, on 29 October 2015.

Dr Hans Peter Frick shared his experience as former Chief Legal Officer of Nestlé SA, a renowned Nutrition, Health and Wellness Company, including why he got involved in mediation and how mediation benefitted this multinational corporation as well as himself as the Executive in-charge of legal matters. He explained how conflict prevention and resolution became an integral part of Nestlé’s business model and how management and more than 400 in-house lawyers worldwide were influenced to buy into this new approach. He will also addressed strategies to work with external lawyers in the area of Alternative Dispute Resolution.


The speech from the lecture can be found on our website here.


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