The Malaysian Mediation Centre of the Bar Council of Malaysia (MMC) is a body established in 1999 under the auspices of the Bar Council of Malaysia with the objective of promoting Mediation as a means of alternative dispute resolution and to provide a proper avenue for successful dispute resolution through Mediation.
The MMC is based in Kuala Lumpur and shares its premises with the Bar Council of Malaysia at No. 15, Leboh Pasar Besar, 50050 Kuala Lumpur. Other MMC centres will be established in other States as and when the need arises. The Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee of the Bar Council of Malaysia is responsible for the proper administration and functioning of the MMC and the implementation of its objectives.
The MMC is a founder member of the Asian Mediation Association (AMA) which was incorporated in August 2007. Its members include other leading Mediation centres such as:
The Hong Kong Mediation Centre;
The Thai Mediation Center;
The Philippines Mediation Center;
The Delhi Mediation Centre;
Indian Institute of Arbitration and Mediation;
The Fiji Mediation Services;
The Indonesian Mediation Centre;
The Singapore Mediation Centre;
Bahrain Chamber of Dispute Resolution;
The Japan Commercial Arbitration Association;
The CCPIT/CCOIC Mediation Center; and
Commercial Dispute Mediation Center at the Mongolian National Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
For further information on the AMA, you may visit the AMA website at www.asianmediationassociation.org.