Specificity of Confidentiality Protection in Mediation Process


  • Salome Beradze


Confidentiality Principle, Mediation, Privilege, Regulation of Confidentiality, Limitations to Confidentiality principle, Exceptions to Confidentiality Principle.


Mediation itself is a communication directed towards achieving an acceptable agreement for the parties. To the great extent, this process is promoted by the principle of confidentiality. It pushes the parties to disclose often undesirable information for them freely and without any obstacles. One of the aims of the present paper is to ascertain essence and its forms of demonstration of confidentiality in mediation process. With the rise of mediation practice, the necessity of reviewing the absolutism of the principle of confidentiality arises. Georgian legislation does not envisage grounds for limiting this principle and needs improvement in this direction. Therefore, the paper presents exceptions under EU Mediation Directive, Model Law on International Commercial Conciliation and Mediation Unified Act which to some extent will eradicate legislative gaps existing today.

Author Biography

Salome Beradze

BA Student of Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Faculty of Law.


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How to Cite

Salome Beradze. (2017). Specificity of Confidentiality Protection in Mediation Process. Alternative Dispute Resolution Yearbook, 6(1). Retrieved from https://adryearbook.tsu.ge/index.php/ADR/article/view/3015