Baria Ahmed

Barrister & Mediator

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“Calm and constructive approach which oiled the wheels for the deal.”



Baria is a UK qualified barrister, mediator, arbitrator and alternative dispute resolution (ADR) consultant and has worked in the field internationally since 2003. Previously the Head of CEDR Solve, the leading ADR services provider in Europe, and latterly having established her own consultancy firm in London, she has delivered high profile international projects for clients including the World Bank, the United Nations and the European Union. Most recently, and following completion of her remit to establish and launch the Arbitration and Mediation Court of the Caribbean (AMCC) in Barbados, Baria stepped down as the institution’s founding Director General in December 2018.

As a full-time mediator, Baria’s mediation experience is highly varied and she is attuned to the commercial and personal issues that can be present when businesses and individuals find themselves in conflict. From employment and workplace disagreements to construction and engineering disputes, and intellectual property claims to banking and finance matters, Baria has demonstrated experience and expertise across the board. 


  • Banking & Finance
  • Partnership/Shareholder
  • Construction & Engineering
  • Employment & Workplace
  • ICT
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Matrimonial Finance
  • Probate
  • Property
  • Commercial Contract
  • Sale of Goods


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