Mandated by the parties or their advisers, Jean A. Mirimanoff offers them an independent, neutral and impartial framework of questioning and negotiation enabling them to make a judicious selection of the most appropriate tool for resolving their dispute. In most cases, a single session will give preference to a negotiated choice, or advice on the advantages and disadvantages of resolution modes envisaged in this case. Experience shows that agreement on the process augurs well for reaching agreement on the content of their dispute.