Stephen Ruttle KC

Full Time Mediator, Kings Council

Client Feedback:

“Wonderful presence, brilliant at narrowing down the issues quickly. 



Stephen Ruttle KC has been a full time ADR practitioner for over 10 years and spends the majority of his time mediating major disputes in the UK and internationally. He has successfully mediated close to 1000 intractable commercial disputes with sums involved, in individual cases, of up to £2bn. He has for many years been regarded as among the top 10 commercial mediators practising in the UK.

Professional Background

Stephen began to mediate commercial disputes in 1999. Most of his early cases came from the fields in which he had expertise as a commercial King’s Council, principally insurance, reinsurance and shipping. However, such is Stephen’s expertise as a mediator he now works on disputes related to a wide spectrum of commercial sectors. 


  • Banking & Finance
  • Commercial Contracts
  • Construction & Engineering
  • Energy & Natural Resources
  • Environmental
  • Insurance & Reinsurance
  • Partnership & Shareholder
  • Professional Negligence
  • Shipping