Framework for Regulation of Mediation Ethics and Targets of Ethical Binding


  • Natia Chitashvili


mediation ethic, party self-determination, Neutrality, conflict of interest, competence, confidentiality, quality of the process, advertising, solicitation, mediation fees, mediation charges.


Following formation of mediation legal framework, timely introduction of ethical rules is essential and inevitable necessity for  comprehensive development of the corresponding practice. Representatives of parties to the mediation, third parties, mediation centres, exercising mediation administration – so called “mediation service providers” are also considered as targets of ethical standards in international practice in addition to mediators.  Existence of  standards of mediation ethics, is indicative of mediation professionalization, since representatives of mediation domain undertake responsibility for their own professional  behaviour in accordance with the above mentioned standards.

The paper reviews necessity of ethical regulation of mediation in Georgia and existing challenges, difficulties of enforcement of ethical norms, addresses of ethical limitations and set of issues which is appropriate to be covered by the Code of Mediation Ethics.


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Chitashvili, N. (2017). Framework for Regulation of Mediation Ethics and Targets of Ethical Binding. Journal of Law, (1). Retrieved from