You are in business to achieve your goals, serve your market and hopefully make a profit. The last thing you want is to end up becoming side-tracked by fights with clients, suppliers, competitors, partners, staff or others.
Disputes in the business world are inevitable. However, they don’t always have to end up in a catastrophe for you. Together with getting some good legal advice and guidance business owners and their management team can empower themselves to manage and maximise their outcomes from negotiations and help avoid unexpected or negative outcomes from any given situation.
Given that life (and hence business) is in essence series of negotiations here are some basic tips to maximise your outcomes from any type of negotiation.
1. Know Your Options
2. Know The Process
3. Know the Other Party
4. Listen & actively engage
5. Ask good questions
6. Find some common ground & smart trade offs
7. Lead the discussions
8. Present multiple offers simultaneously
9. Deal with contingencies up front
10. Prepare for implementation
We have years of experience in helping businesses managing (and avoiding) disputes and crystallising negotiated outcomes in to binding documents. We specialise in providing clarity and confidence to business operators. If you have a dispute or a negotiation you need assistance with contact us and benefit from our knowledge and experience.
We can help you to avoid expensive and time consuming litigation and remain focused on running your business. We aim to provide straight forward, practical advice with an emphasis on the commercial realities of drawn out litigation and its crippling financial effect on a business.
No matter what the problem is, our experienced dispute resolution team will assist you to resolve the dispute as quickly and costs efficiency as possible