Charles Middleton Smith

Mediator & Consultant

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“… excellent attention to detail and commercial outlook …”



Charles Middleton-Smith is a specialist mediator and consultant who can be relied upon to deal with the inevitable surprises of the mediation process with calmness, authority and optimism. He is regularly appointed in a wide variety of business and legal contexts, with sums involved ranging between £100,000 to £100 million. Over the years, Charles has encountered and practised in virtually every form of commercial dispute and easily identifies and understands the issues in all of the commercial disputes he is asked to mediate.

Professional Background

Charles had over 25 years’ experience as a commercial litigation partner with City of London law firms before mediating full time since 2007.


  • Arts, Media and Entertainment
  • Assisted Deal Making
  • Banking & Finance
  • Commercial Contracts
  • Defamation
  • Intellectual Property
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Partnership, Shareholder, Family Business
  • Sale of Goods & Services
  • Sports
  • Family Trusts, Wills & Probate