Why Mediate in Singapore?

  • An independent neutral third-country venue consistently ranked within top 5 in the world for neutrality in the Corruption Perceptions Index.
  • A flourishing multicultural society, with excellent legal and technological expertise as well as language fluency.
  • Centrally located in Southeast Asia with more than 100 airlines flying to 300 cities worldwide.
  • An open economy that has ranked first for nine consecutive years for ease of doing business.
  • A cosmopolitan city that hosts over 7,000 multinational companies.
  • Strong tradition of the rule of law, supported by a world-class judiciary that has garnered numerous accolades in international surveys.
  • State-of-the-art facilities and amenities to support the conduct of mediation at Maxwell Chambers, Asia’s largest integrated dispute resolution complex.
  • Access to experienced international mediators at lower costs.

An International Organisation that Understands Your Needs

  • SIMC is headed by an international Board of Directors comprising eminent mediation practitioners,
    business users and industry stakeholders.
  • SIMC’s panel of mediators comprises over 65 experienced and respected mediators from Africa, Asia, Australasia, Europe as well as North and South America.
  • SIMC also has an international panel of over 65 technical experts from various industry sectors who can assist the mediator in complex commercial disputes involving technical questions.
  • An executive team with a distinctive blend of backgrounds and wealth of experiences, as well as a
    shared belief in the benefits of amicable dispute resolution, runs SIMC.

SIMC Facilitates Efficient and Effective Dispute Resolution

  • SIMC offers professional case management services under the SIMC Mediation Rules, including a
    competitive and transparent fee structure.
  • We arrange all the logistics, facilities and services for mediations at state-of-the-art premises in
    Maxwell Chambers, which offers customised mediation suites.
  • SIMC can assist to appoint a suitable mediator from SIMC’s panel of mediators in the event that parties
    are unable to jointly nominate a mediator.
  • Mediation at SIMC comes with the unique benefit of enforceability:
    • Settlement agreements may be made consent awards under an Arb-Med-Arb Protocol between
      the Singapore International Arbitration Centre and SIMC.
    • Legislative changes are being considered to allow mediated settlements to be enforced as
      orders of court.