Neil Goodrum


Client Feedback:

“He got to the nub of the issues very quickly and painlessly” 

Languages: English


Neil Goodrum is a full time mediator, CMC Fellow and member of CEDR’s Chambers panel of mediators. He has extensive experience in mediating disputes in many different industries with amounts in dispute ranging from relatively modest sums to millions of pounds including via video. Neil is a lead member of the CEDR Training Faculty and regularly works with CEDR internationally, training professionals in dispute resolution techniques and negotiation.

Professional Background

While working as a solicitor in private practice Neil has dealt almost exclusively with contested matters throughout his professional career since qualifying in 1981. Joining McCormicks solicitors in 1983, he was a Senior Litigation Partner for 27 years dealing primarily with disputes in contract and commercial, partnership, employment, professional negligence, clinical negligence and personal injury cases, having initially dealt with commercial fraud and other serious criminal cases. He is highly regarded for his expertise in sports disputes. Neil is a former Chairman of the Football League Disciplinary Commission. He is now a non-practicing solicitor. During his time as one of the management partners at McCormicks, he had direct experience of running a business with over 100 employees.


  • Agency Agreements
  • Commercial Contracts
  • Clinical Negligence
  • Employment & Workplace
  • Partnership & Shareholder
  • Personal Injury
  • Professional Negligence
  • Property
  • Sale of Goods & Services
  • Sports
  • Trusts, Wills & Probate
  • Utilities