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Conflict and Dispute Resolution

Paul Biddington

Paul Biddington is an experienced and qualified provider of a full range of dispute resolution services.

Paul can provide service as required to any or all of:

  • Advocacy – assisting and helping a party present their side in a dispute or conflict
  • Negotiation – acting as a neutral third party in a negotiation or assisting a party to negotiate a better solution
  • Mediation – act as an impartial third party to facilitate negotiations using a process that is non-binding and voluntary to assist them to resolve the dispute
  • Conciliation – providing a process which is impartial and independent, however could still be requested by the parties to make either a binding or non-binding suggestion to settle the dispute
  • Adjudication – a judicial process relevant to the building industry under the provisions of the Construction Contracts Act 2002
  • Arbitration – a process for settlement of disputes where an independent and impartial arbitrator makes a decision settling the dispute after considering the representations of both parties

Paul can apply these services in a range of areas, such as:

Commercial Partnerships - Building Construction - Building & Property

Real Estate Transactions – Contracts and Leases

Community Issues





Qualifications & Experience

Paul commenced his involvement in the Real Estate profession in 1979 after having worked in a number of fields.

Paul has a Graduate Diploma in Business Studies (Dispute Resolution) from Massey University. He has been an Associate of the Arbitrators and Mediators Institute since 2001 and an Associate of the Real Estate Institute since 1983.

Paul completed a 5 year appointment in 2016 as a Panel member of the Real Estate Agents Authority. Paul sat on a number of Complaint Assessment Committees and chaired 3 of these Committees during his term and at one time chaired two Committees concurrently.

Paul's management background includes ownership of his own dispute resolution company and past ownership of his own real estate company. Currently he is involved in sales, compliance, staff training, leadership development and mentoring

Paul's community involvement is that he is a Rotarian and Past President of the Rotary Club of Belfast Kaiapoi. He has held a number of directorships and served the local Rotary District for 2 years as a Assistant Governor. Presently he sits on a number of community trusts, serves the community as a Justice of the Peace and is a member of the Canterbury Justices of the Peace Association of New Zealand

Paul’s Terms of Engagement are available by downloading PDF files – Mediation, Arbitration

Contact Paul

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