Terms and conditions

  1. Tentative bookings – Will be held for a period of 3 business days from the date of quotation. If a tentative booking is not confirmed by close of business on the third business day it will be cancelled making it available for others to book.
  2. Booking confirmation – Upon confirmation of booking, an invoice and other booking information will be issued to each party involved in the mediation according to information provided at the time of booking. Booking confirmation documentation will be sent to each party by email and can be posted or faxed.
  3. Payment due – Hire fees are payable by all parties upon booking confirmation. Hire fees must be received in full no later than 3 business days prior to the date of the booking. Payment options are listed at the end of this page.
  4. Cancellation – Hire fees are not refundable (or are still payable) if a booking is cancelled with notice of less than 3 full business days prior to the date of booking.
  5. Postponement – Hire fees are not refundable (or are still payable) if a booking is postponed to a new date with notice of less than 3 full business days prior to the original booking date.
  6. Fee schedule – The list of charges quoted in this booklet are to be used as a guide only. Any alterations to standard booking arrangements may incur extra charges. These will be quoted at the time of booking.
  7. Special conditions for bookings of three days or more and for the entire venue

Bookings: The entire room hire fee must be paid 10 business days prior to the commencement of a booking.

Cancellations: If a booking is cancelled or transferred to a different date less than 10 business days before commencement, 25% of the booking fee will be forfeited. If a booking is cancelled less than 5 full business days before commencement, the entire room hire fee will be payable or not refundable. If the cancelled booking is for more than 10 days, the 10 day hire fee is payable.

Adjournments: If a long booking is adjourned on the first or a subsequent day, the room hire fee will be payable in full.

 

  1. Late mediations and after-hours building access – Mediations may run later than 5pm. Restrictions to access in and around the building apply after this time. Mediation Centre clients will be notified of these restrictions should mediation run overtime. A strict time limit of 10pm applies by which time the Mediation Centre must be vacated.
  2. Personal items – Please do not leave personal items unattended in the Centre at any time. The Victorian Bar will not accept responsibility for the loss or damage to equipment or personal belongings left on the premises.
  3. Damages – Clients are responsible for any and all damages caused by any participants and their guests or any other person attending the event.
  4. Payment options –
    1. Telephone & Internet Banking – BPAY®
      Please see your Tax Invoice for BPAY Biller code and reference (if applicable).Contact your bank or financial institution to make a payment from your cheque or savings account. More info: www.bpay.com.au
    2. Electronic Funds Transfer – EFT
      Please use your invoice number when you make your EFT payment using the following details and forward a copy of the EFT receipt:
      The Victorian Bar – Inc Mediation
      BSB 063 009
      Account 10527498
      Reference: Your invoice number
    3. Cheque
      Please make your cheque payable to “The Victorian Bar Inc – Mediation” and forward with a copy of your invoice to:
      The Victorian Bar
      Owen Dixon Chambers East
      Level 5, 205 William Street
      Melbourne VIC 3000
    4. Credit Card – Visa or Mastercard only
      Please complete the credit card details as indicated below and return with a copy of your invoice to:
      The Victorian Bar
      Owen Dixon Chambers East
      Level 5, 205 William Street
      Melbourne VIC 3000