“She was excellent”
“A rare talent for finding practical solutions to problems very quickly”
– Client Feedback
Gill Mansfield has over 25 years experience of dealing with and resolving commercial disputes and complex cross-border and international litigation in the UK, Europe, the America’s and across Asia as a commercial lawyer, and she has practised as a commercial mediator for over a decade. Her experience spans a number of different sectors and she mediates a wide range of commercial, financial and corporate disputes. Gill is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and a member of several international mediation panels including the CPR Panel of Distinguished Neutrals in New York and the WIPO panel of IP neutrals in Geneva.
Having originally qualified and practiced as a barrister, Gill has spent much of her legal career in General Counsel and Head of Legal roles working with award-winning media and entertainment companies, online retailers in the consumer goods sector, late-stage tech start-ups, multinational corporations and household name brands. As a result, she has a degree of commercially and boardroom experience that is rare in the mediation profession.
She is recognised as “a masterful negotiator and a brilliant lawyer” and as having “a rare talent for finding practical solutions to problems very quickly”. She is described as “pragmatic”, “collaborative” and “solution-oriented”. The combination of genuine commercial expertise and business acumen, a sharp legal mind and the ability to rapidly build rapport with people from all walks of life has enabled Gill to effectively mediate a wide range of commercial disputes.
Gill holds both UK and US mediation accreditations and has successfully mediated cases on both sides of the Atlantic as well as cross-border and international cases. She has experience of working with interpreters and is highly skilled in cross-cultural cases that require an understanding and awareness of cultural differences. She also has experience of online dispute resolution and technology-assisted commercial mediation that pre-dates the Covid-19 pandemic. She has had a very active online/remote mediation practice (in addition to her traditional mediation practice) since April 2020.