Laurence Cobb

Mediator, Conciliator, and CEDR Faculty

Client Feedback:
“The mediator had an excellent grasp of the situation. He was personable, easy to talk to, he created a relaxed atmosphere for everybody.”

Laurence Cobb has sat and continues to act as mediator in a large number and variety of disputes since 2015 and has also attended many mediations over the years as a party representative. As a mediator, Laurence has experience in disputes relating to the construction and engineering sector, real estate sector including both commercial and residential landlord and tenant disputes, boundary disputes, party wall disputes and disputes regarding building defects, commercial contracts, company and shareholder disagreements, boardroom disputes, financial sector disputes, insolvency, international disputes, professional negligence, probate and estate disputes and the retail sector. He has also sat as mediator in a large number of education sector disputes.

Professional Background
Laurence is a member of CEDR Faculty, having been an active mediator since 2014. He previously specialised in construction and engineering law since 1986 and has over 30 years of advocacy experience and experience in contract management in the field of construction law, commercial disputes and professional negligence. He was Head of Litigation, Head of International Construction, on the executive board at Taylor Wessing and was responsible for the management and delivery of the last office move and running an international office. He started practicing as a mediator in 2015 and retired from Taylor Wessing LLP in March 2019 to focus on his mediation practice.


  • Boardroom Disputes
  • Commercial Contracts
  • Construction & Engineering
  • Education
  • Financial Sector Disputes
  • Insolvency
  • Professional Negligence
  • Real estate and Land disputes including landlord and tenant disputes
  • Trusts, Wills & Probate
  • Workplace Disputes