Clive Lewis OBE DL

Commercial Mediator

Client Feedback:

“Clive is just about the calmest and most professional mediator I have ever met. He is deeply analytical, thoughtful and sensitive, always looking to facilitate a win-win situation” 

 

Overview

Clive Lewis is one of the UK’s leading dispute resolution specialists. He is an accredited commercial mediator specialising in helping to solve complex one on one, team, organisational, multi-party and collective disputes. He has mediated hundreds of cases.

Clive is a business psychologist specialising in employee and industrial relations. And one of the UK’s leading dispute resolution specialists. He is an accredited commercial mediator specialising in helping to solve complex one on one, team, organisational, multi-party and collective disputes.

Clive works extensively across the public and private sectors. He has worked at Government level including outside of the UK in countries such as Jordan and Algeria. He has recently been involved in a project providing support and advice to the European Parliament. He is the author of 14 books, including Difficult Conversations: 10 Steps to Becoming a Tackler not a Dodger, which featured in The Sunday Times.  His most recent book ‘How to Master Workplace and Employment Mediation was published by Bloomsbury.  He has served two terms (6 years) as a non-executive director for an NHS Foundation Trust and sits on the Board of Governors for a leading University.

Clive chaired the government appointed panel which produced the REACH report. The report analysed the cost of underachievement for young males across the areas of employment, education and the Criminal Justice System.

He is also founder of Bridge Builders, a national not-for-profit organisation providing mentoring, training, work placement opportunities and inspirational speakers for young people from disadvantaged backgrounds.

He was awarded the OBE in 2011 for his work in the field of mediation and for the REACH report. He was commissioned as a Deputy Lieutenant of Gloucestershire in 2012.  He is a Fellow of The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, holds an MBA and an MSc in Business Psychology.

Expertise

  • Employment & Workplace
  • Professional Negligence
  • Breach of Contract
  • Public and Private Sector
  • Intellectual Property
  • Facilitation/ Neutral Chair
  • International
  • Human Rights Disputes
  • Property