International Dispute Resolution Centre
70 Fleet Street
020 7536 firstname.lastname@example.org
Dispute Resolution: Mediators (Band 1)
Practice Areas: Major complex international and UK commercial mediations including intellectual property, IT, partnership, employment, professional negligence, banking/ finance, insurance, reinsurance, corporate acquisitions and disposals, commercial property and development, chemical industry, environment, public sector, infrastructure, transport and engineering. Unique facilitation and co-mediation experience, examples British & Commonwealth Holdings and Maxwell Policies. Recent major mediations on professional negligence in banking and finance, film rights and copyright infringement, international insurance and a large metropolitan infrastructure project. Mediates under schemes: Court of Appeal, FSA, OFR and Railway Industry Disputes Panel.
Professional Memberships: Vice-Chair, Independent Standards Commission of the International Mediation Institute. Founder, the Follett Group. Law Society, CEDR Chambers, Solve mediator and Major Cases Group, ABA, IBA.
Career: Qualified 1981. Partner 1987. Management Committee 1990. International Strategy Partner 1993. 1988 and 1994 partner in San Francisco. 1989 spearhead creation of CEDR, joined full time 1996 as Deputy Chief Executive. 1997 first European awarded 'Excellence in Dispute Resolution' from CPR Institute, New York. Advisory Panel Member of Conflict Analysis Research Centre, University of Kent. Member of Council of Distinguished Advisors at Strauss Institute for Dispute Resolution, Pepperdine University, California.
Publications: Co-author 'International Mediation: The Art of Business Diplomacy', 2nd Edition, Kluwer 2006. Contributor 'Mediators on Mediation', Butterworths 2004. Speaker on international mediation, including Harvard Business School, OECD, World Bank, Fordham Law School.
Personal: Riding, skiing, travel, photography, dance and time with family. Governor Surbiton High School.