At times, the issue isn’t as apparent as you think. Some of the issues run deeper than they let on. Sitting down with your clients or parties and listening to their side of the story is a good way to deal with the matter. As an adjudicator, your aim is not to be an arbitrary force, but to provide a source of mediation. You provide a mediation centre for structured and conducive discourse between disputing clients. As an adjudicator, your word is not final. Adjudication is different from arbitration. That is why, in your instance, you have the ability to make suggestions and coax good relations. You are an investigative body that can look into matters more deeply and uproot any foul play that may have occurred on the side of either party.