“Your approach was exactly what was required. You had a real understanding of the case and the drivers for settlement. Given the personalities involved, it was hard work, but you kept the mediation process moving forward and we got the deal done – thank you”
Amrik Kandola has almost 30 years of experience in commercial dispute resolution. Working with clients ranging from SMEs to FTSE 100 companies, he has experience of scores of mediations across a wide range of commercial sectors. In private practice, he was recognised year on year by Chambers and Legal 500 directories as a ‘Leading Lawyer’ for dispute resolution in the construction & engineering industry. He retired from private practice in October 2016 to become a full-time mediator.
Amrik spent over 25 years at Eversheds LLP. He built up a leading construction and engineering practice recognised as one of the best in the Midlands region and nationally. Amrik also headed up the firm’s utilities & infrastructure and water sector teams. He was an elected member of the Eversheds global Board between 2011 and 2014. His was client relationship partner for many of the firm’s largest and most important client relationships, reflecting his ability to win the trust and confidence of clients.
Amrik was most noted in private practice for his work on high value, complex and/or business-critical matters. As noted by Chambers Legal Directory, he possesses a sharp mind and is adept at picking up the key issues from complex data. Chambers consistently named Amrik as a ‘Leading Individual’. Whilst having extensive experience of cases being litigated in the High Court and Court of Appeal, Arbitration hearings and Adjudication proceedings, Amrik was also very highly regarded by clients for his commercial and pragmatic approach leading to cases being resolved successfully through mediation and other forms of ADR. Amrik has extensive experience of mediation both in private practice and now as a full-time mediator.