Nick Pearson

Chambers Mediator

“His interventions were always to the point and I felt that the parties recognised and valued his obvious experience.” – Mediation Feedback

Languages: English 

Recognised in Chambers & Partners and The Legal 500 as a top City litigator, Nick Pearson practiced law internationally for over 30 years in the dispute resolution field including a significant period based in Hong Kong. After retiring as a partner and the Head of the Global Dispute Resolution practice at Baker & McKenzie (over 700 disputes lawyers in over 35 jurisdictions). Nick now pursues an independent mediation practice, and is recognised as a leading mediator by Chambers and by The Legal 500 for over eight years.

Nick acts as lead mediator both in the UK and internationally, in a wide range of mediations (including many multi-party) specialising in corporate and commercial disputes, with particular experience in cross-border claims, breaches of contract, partnership and shareholder disputes, trusts, probate, insolvency, professional negligence, fraud, and claims in the corporate and banking sectors. Amounts in dispute have ranged from £30,000 to £100 million.

Described as a calming but “politely forceful” mediator, Nick has considerable practical and commercial experience of problem solving for a wide range and background of parties.

His mediation practice takes him all over the UK and abroad.

Expertise
 
  • Banking & Finance
  • Commercial Contracts
  • Corporate Fraud
  • Employment & Workplace
  • Facilitation / Neutral Chairing
  • Insolvency
  • Insurance
  • International
  • Media & Entertainment
  • Partnership & Shareholder
  • Professional Negligence
  • Property
  • Public Sector
  • Contentious Trusts, Wills & Probate