See you in Mediation

#5 Richard Witvliet - How mediation skills can be an asset in negotiation
15 May 2024

It takes a lot of skill for negotiators to bring a merger or acquisition to a successful close. Mediation skills – besides other factors – can greatly influence a deal's outcome. Richard Witvliet, M&A lawyer and partner at Houthoff and mediator, discusses what techniques lawyers can use to their advantage. (11:49 min)

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It is an axiom in the world of work: sooner or later, business conflicts will arise. The increasing juridification is expected to push up the number of disputes even further. Mediation is a way to tackle disputes at an early stage while keeping the business relationship intact.

See you in Mediation is a Houthoff podcast on business mediation. In this six-part series, Dave Cohen meets up with experts from the field to discuss from various perspectives what it is, how it works and what it delivers.




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