Eve Pienaar


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“Excels on the commercial mediation stage and is commended for her great talent in de-escalating tension and refocusing the parties on the matter at hand”.

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Eve is a highly regarded commercial mediator, working across a range of commercial sectors including property and construction, professional negligence, shareholder disputes and insolvency. Her practice includes contentious probate and workplace cases. Eve is ranked as Tier 2 in Legal 500 and Band 3 with Chambers & Partners. She has mediated over 350 commercial cases and is regularly sought after for complex, high value or multi party cases.

Eve’s practice includes difficult projects mediated over a longer period of time. Recent cases include mediating division of assets due to the breakdown in relations between high net worth, multi-generational family members, beneficiaries of multimillion-dollar trust funds. Or working with partners of a UK accountancy practice to negotiate terms of exit of their Paris based partners and de-merger of the branch, over a period of six weeks.

Eve regularly contributes articles in the field and speaks on mediation related topics at conferences and panels. She is a Fellow of the CMC and member of Faculty of CEDR. She also mediates for the ICC and LCIA. Eve is an IMI certified commercial mediator.


  • Construction
  • Commercial Contracts
  • Employment & Workplace
  • Engineering
  • Insolvency
  • Partnership & Shareholder
  • Professional Negligence
  • Property & Boundary
  • Public Sector
  • Trusts, Wills & Probate