Peter is an experienced independent commercial and civil mediator, registered with the Civil Mediation Council. He is an excellent communicator and negotiator and since qualification has mediated over 100 commercial and civil litigation disputes.
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His particular specialisms include:
Costs, professional negligence; contract; public sector contracts; wills and trusts; property (landlord and tenant and boundary disputes); personal injury and clinical negligence.
Peter has mediated in most areas and types of case. He is a member of the Court of Appeal Mediation Pilot panel and set up and currently runs the Manchester Mediation Pilot in conjunction with HMCTS, which is due to run from October 2018 – October 2020, prior to possible implementation throughout England & Wales as part of the Court Reform process.
Peter is a Council Member of the Law Society.
Peter is co-author of PI Brief’s book on ADR for Personal Injury Lawyers and also Relief from Sanctions. He is on the editorial board of the Jackson ADR Handbook which is the authoratative guide to ADR used in every Civil Court in England & Wales. He was a Board Member and Director/Trustee of the Civil Mediation Council Limited for several years.
Peter is also a practising barrister and solicitor, deputy district judge and member of the Law Society Civil Litigation Section Committee and so has a wide knowledge concerning legal processes and litigation costs.
He is a trainer and assessor on ProMediate’s mediator training course which is accredited by the Civil Mediation Council.
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