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Find a Mediator – Specialist Mediators for Your Dispute
Here you will find a list of our full panel of mediators for disputes over £10,000 for consumer disputes and over £50,000 for disputes involving professionals, which fall outside the directive schemes in these areas.
We also have a list of ADR Officials/mediators who specialise in dealing with general consumer disputes, disputes involving postal and communications and disputes involving professionals.
We always allocate a mediator to a case with experience, knowledge and expertise in the particular area.
Civil and Commercial Mediators
Peter is an independent commercial and civil mediator and an accredited International Online Mediator. Peter is the founder of ProMediate and Click2Resolve which has been certified by the Chartered Trading Standards Institute to provide ADR to consumers in dispute with businesses throughout the UK. Peter has set up a Legal Complaints Service to deal with complaints about lawyers which is also certified under the ADR Directive.
Mark Crane BSc(Hons), MSc, Dip Adj, FCIArb.
Civil & Commercial Accredited Mediator and Construction Adjudicator
Mark is a mature, pragmatic and capable professional with a quantity surveying background with over 30 years experience.
Mark’s career has taken him across a varied and wide range of industry sectors. On route he gained solid ADR experience that extends across various markets dealing with a wide range of issues and disputes on projects valued up to and including £830m
When not acting as a mediator or adjudicator, Mark’s day to day activity involves the settlement of contentious matters before the need for formal dispute resolution proceedings and / or litigation.
Jeremy is an established Mediator with a relaxed and easy style. Disputes commonly generate tension, mistrust and a host of other obstacles. Jeremy helps participants overcome any nervousness, embark upon the process and arrive at the outcome they want or at least can live with. Some former adversaries will embrace with tears of joy.
Mike is a Fellow of the Chartered Insurance Institute, Chartered Insurance Practitioner and Accredited Mediator and has been settling insurance disputes for over 40 years. His broad range of experience working for well-known insurers, brokers, loss adjusters; and as a consultant to claimant and defendant solicitors has given him an all-round appreciation of the insurance claims process from a completely unbiased and independent perspective. As a mediator he deals with a variety of matters that bring him into personal contact with legal professionals representing their client’s interests as well as unrepresented parties who may have personal disputes or complaints where they believe they are simply not being listened to. He understands that emotions often run high and as a mediator offers a calming pragmatic approach with excellent communication skills. He has a flair for finding the common ground.
Mark is a CEDR accredited mediator and a member of the Civil Mediation Council.
He qualified as a solicitor in 1981 and worked in private practice until 2004. From 2004 until 2013 he was head of the legal department of the UK division of a leading insurer.
Nigel is a highly experienced Mediator and highly respected Commercial Litigator, having developed a hefty international Litigation and Mediation practice. He has the experience to open doors to settlement and deal with life changing cases. He has mediated extensively, with a very high success rate, including two of the most important authorities on mediation costs to date (published widely) the Paddington Train Crash, Vauxhall Helicopter Disaster and two of Londons largest International disputes. (€500 Million) He is happy to mediate any size of Dispute. (Most difficult case to date was regarding £50). Nigel is available to deal with lawyers’ complaints under the ADR Directive Scheme.
Nigel has also been a Director and Shareholder of Various established Enterprises (including being a Director of Jeffrey Green Russell ltd Solicitors) dealing at board level with amongst other things banks, staff, property, clients, regulators, disasters, Tax and often managing entrenched views.
David success rate for settling disputes at mediation is an impressive 86%!
As well as being a trained mediator David is a commercial litigation Solicitor with 30 years experience and one of the two founding partners in niche commercial firm, Chandler Harris. David has a calm and focused manner.
Maz is a barrister and mediator. His practice areas include commercial, general civil and property matters. He was appointed by the Department for Constitutional Affairs as a mediation adviser to the Manchester Mediation Advice Scheme (launched in April 2004 as a pioneering scheme for Court mediation). He is featured in the approved Bar Council list of barrister mediators. He is also trained to undertake telephone mediation, online dispute resolution (ODR) and time limited mediations. He is a member of the Civil Mediation Council and Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. Maz has worked as an adjudicator for The Dispute Service (tenant deposit disputes) and has undertaken numerous seminars and presentations on a range of legal topics.
Lawrence has over 25 years’ general civil/commercial litigation experience. Using ideas from ‘Crucial Conversations’and Getting to Yes’ Lawrence considers that people can settle their differences and focus on commercial interests, not just positions. He uses a three-step settlement process: agreeing to mediate; preparing for the day; and reaching a settlement at mediation. Though here to help you to resolve the dispute as a facilitator and to persuade each other; evaluative mediation is also available. Lawrence can help you to identify and to achieve what you really need and stay in respectful dialogue. Disputes happen; it’s how you handle them that matters.
Nancy has years of experience in helping individuals and organisations to avoid confrontations, and in calming and resolving highly emotional conflicts. Prior to setting up her own Consultancy her experience in the health sector, SMEs and third sector organisations developed her ability to help people change in difficult and emotional situations and gain an understanding of conflicts caused by clashing values as well as clashing interests. She is particularly successful in rebuilding trust and relationships, moving people from a defensive resistant state to feeling safe and accepting change. She is adept at dealing with religious, national and cultural differences and sensitivities, enabling mutual understanding.
Robin helps people and organisations resolve disputes and issues. He has particular extensive expertise in professional services and professional standards. Robin assists either by assisting parties settle their differences consensually or by deciding the outcome for them. As a mediator, ombudsman, regulatory panel chair and tribunal panel member of various kinds he has sat on over 1,000 cases spanning more than 14 years. In addition to professional standards Robin has commercial and technology expertise.
Boris is an accredited, independent commercial and civil mediator. As a solicitor, and partner of a law firm, Boris has extensive experience of civil and commercial disputes.
His attention to detail, together with his experience of running a business, makes him well suited to mediations where a deep understanding of financial matters and commercial considerations is important.
Before qualifying as a solicitor, Boris worked as a software engineer on large logistics and financial projects. He would, therefore, be ideal for disputes involving information technology.
Boris has a friendly, approachable style, and his enthusiasm for assisting parties to reach a negotiated settlement underpins his commitment to mediation.
Chris has been Senior Partner of the Birmingham office of one of the largest dispute resolution firms of solicitors in the UK for 24 years. He has been an Accredited Mediator with ADR Group since August 2001.
Chris is Treasurer of the Association of Midland Mediators.
“Chris has energy, empathy and inspirational insight into the issues that really matter”.
“Chris made it happen and achieved a result to the satisfaction of all”.
“Chris facilitated a settlement that saved my client money, time, stress and allowed both parties to continue their longstanding business relationship”.
An experienced commercial litigation solicitor with expertise in professional negligence claims. Articulate, charming and focused. Has an instinctive understanding of client needs and is solution oriented.
Karishma has a considerate and understanding approach, which instils confidence in those with whom she works. Her analytical skills are impressive, yet she also demonstrates great creativity in her thinking which makes for a powerful combination. Karishma is eloquent and delivers her thoughts in a structured and well-reasoned way. Being focused and goal orientated, she uses her energy to quickly move discussions along to hone in on exploring potential solutions with parties.
Lee is a Security Cleared mediator who has been trained and practices in civil, commercial, work place, community and family mediation. He has been associated in conflict resolution for many years within business having worked in HM Forces, IT, Construction and Equine industries where he has developed a calming and proactive approach to problem resolution. Lee’s interpersonal skills and personality equips him to interact with all parties involved, putting them at ease and instilling a positive energy into the mediation. Lee has presented to International Mediators from around the globe on a number of mediation issues.
Lee is a keen motorcyclist and holds a private pilots license. He is also studying Law at Open University. He is a member of the Civil Mediation Council.
Lee is willing to mediate any dispute that may arise, ranging across a wide range of issues in all the practice areas that he is Accredited.
Gemma is a fully accredited civil and commercial mediator and a firm believer in the advantages of mediation.
Having had first-hand experience of Court litigation Gemma has an extensive knowledge of the litigation process, its drawbacks and why settlement possibilities need to be explored throughout the process, and having seen how protracted and costly litigation can be, Gemma is passionate about mediation as an alternative resolution process.
Gemma has an approachable nature and invaluable interpersonal skills giving her the ability to communicate even in the most difficult situations. Gemma is a firm believer in the advantages of mediation. Gemma is a firm believer in the advantages of mediation
Peter is an independent commercial and civil mediator who has experience dealing with workplace and employment disputes.
Mike is an Accredited Mediator with experience of dealing with workplace and employment disputes.
As well as an accredited mediator Dianne is a Senior HR Consultant with experience working with SME and large organisations. Dianne has public and private sector experience coupled with a background working within the online/IT arena. Dianne has an enthusiastic and balanced approach that enables her to operate senior level.
Based in Australia as a Founder/Director of Gravitas HR consulting niche management consultancy working in partnerships with UK , US , and Asia Pacific partners.
An accredited Interpersonal & Workplace Mediator with 13 years cross industry expertise
Key specialism HR business transformation, leadership development, occupational profiling, Diversity & Inclusion, ER/IR;
Employment law and Human rights (includes EQ/I& Unconscious bias);
cross cultural diversity, organisational development & training.
Tamara is able to conduct international online mediations between UK and Australian parties.
Clifford has 40 years experience in International and UK Taxation, in addition to Arbitration including Contract Disputes and Investments Issues. He has worked in the USA and Europe building a wide connection of associates in the field of International Taxation.
Olga is a Greek lawyer who is also an accredited ADR Group Mediator, trained in the UK. She is an appellate lawyer and founding partner of Tsiptse Law Firm in Thessalonika. She is a family and commercial mediator.
Olga is authorised to deal with disputes between parties in Greece through the EU Platform and ProMediate.
Claire has extensive experience in different sectors including the not for profit, central government, and private sector. Her qualifications in law, finance and business have given her the ability to lead and develop complex contracts. She has developed effective negotiation skills which allow her to identify and de-escalate risks to create commercially viable and robustly sustainable solutions that protect and develop all parties.
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