ADR point is a private center offering alternative dispute resolution services in domestic & cross-border disputes. It is an official ADR entity approved by the Greek Ministry of Development & Investment, notified to the European Commission for consumer disputes and registered to the EU ODR platform. ADR point has a domestic and a cross-border network of qualified and experienced mediation & negotiation specialists, it runs European programs on ADR & ODR, it offers quality training services in alternative dispute resolution and develops ODR management systems for the use of technology in dispute resolution.
It is a network of highly qualified & experienced professional specialists, mediators & negotiators, located in many countries of the world, who mediate disputes referred to them through the ADR point cross border network. All network mediators are inter connected, they resolve through the cross border network mediation rules and act as network ambassadors in their country.The ADR point is a private capital company (PC) that operates with all the requirements and quality standards of similar foreign dispute resolution centers. The company’s full registered title is «ADR point P.C. - Alternative Dispute Resolution Center. The main purpose of ADR point is to provide all types of services related to alternative dispute resolution in civil, commercial and consumer disputes through negotiations, mediation, conciliation and arbitration, both in Greece and abroad and regardless of the countries where the parties of a dispute reside or are established. For more read USEFUL INFORMATION
ADR point has its headquarters in Greece (Thessaloniki, Tsimiski 7). However, due an extensive network of mediation centers & professionals it has presence in most Greek cities as well as in many countries of the world.
The ADR point is a private capital company (PC) that operates under the requirements of the relevant national law & by complying to high quality standards of similar foreign dispute resolution centers. It is registered in the General Companies Registry under the title “ADR point P.C. - Alternative Dispute Resolution Center”.
ADR point is a private organization funded by revenues accrued from the provision of mediation, negotiation, consulting, training & technology services and it does not receive any form of public funding or subsidies. The ADR point also receives finance from European Programmes in the form of co-funded grants for the execution of ADR/ODR related projects.
ADR point is open daily from 09:00 to 17:00 except Saturdays, Sundays and official national holidays. Online submission of complaints and electronic settlement procedures services operate 24 hours a day.
- has expertise in the subject of dispute resolution
- guarantees neutrality & independence in the procedures
- provides dispute resolution services for domestic & cross-border disputes
- uses innovative technological systems for dispute resolution
- is a residual ADR entity for the scope of the EU ADR Directive
- mediates disputes through experienced mediation & negotiation specialists
- has international alliances & co-operations
- offers a multilingual dispute resolution environment which facilitates settlement
- is an online mediation services provider with extensive expertise in the field of ODR
- offers quality training in ADR & is an approved IMI QAP for Mediators Certification
- develops IT systems for ODR management & e-access to ADR
- has an organized department of European Programmes
ADR point PC
CENTER FOR ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION
Cooperation & Development
Marketing & Communication
ADR bodies network
DISPUTE RESOLUTION SERVICES
Private Debt Restructuring
ODR Technology & Innovation
Training Faculty – IMI Qualified Assessment Program
ADR point has an Advisory Board consisted of prominent members of the global community of ADR-ODR, academics, dispute resolution specialists, experts in the e-commerce &ODR. The Board provides expertise for the continuous development of ADR point services. Some of the members of the Advisory Board are: Ethan Katsh, Honorary Professor of the University of Massachusetts (USA) Founder and Director of the National Center for Technology & Dispute Resolution US and ODR.info, Leah Wing, Co-Director, Director of the National Center For Technology & Dispute Resolution, Senior Lecturer II, University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA, specializing in the ODR, ADR, dozens of publications and experience in education and dispute resolution, Director of Social Justice Mediation Institute, USA, Rigas Giovanopoulos, Assistant Professor of Commercial Law Aristotle University (Electronic Commerce - Consumer Protection Law - Banking Law), Accredited Mediator, Rania Aggelidou-Chatzinikolaou, Professor of Commercial Law Aristotle University (Insurance Law, Consumer Law), Pablo Cortes, Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Leicester University of Great Britain in the subject of resolving consumer disputes, Member of research programs at Stanford University (USA), Member of the ODR Working Group of Civil Justice Council in Great Britain, Leonardo D 'Urso, Economist, Directore/CEO of ADR Center- Member of Jams International, Rome, Italy etc