The establishment of the ADR Centre encapsulates the overriding objective of the Tribunal which is

“to deal with cases fairly and justly by providing reliable, informed, expedient, flexible and affordable dispute settlement mechanisms proportionate to the complexity of the issues and resources of the parties and ensuring equal footing of the parties”.

The IST ADR Centre provides opportunities for parties to be involved in the mutual settlement of disputes which will upon application to the Tribunal be entered as judgment. It adopts various techniques such as Mediation, Negotiation, Neutral Fact Finder, Early Neutral Evaluation, Conciliation, Judicial Appraisal and Expert Determination in assisting parties to suit the peculiarities of each case.