• Eileen Carroll QC (Hon)

    Principal Mediator and Co-Founder

    “She settled the unsettleable” “She led the most effective opening session I have ever seen.” “She has a very unique, dynamic and proactive approach to mediation”   Overview Eileen started her career in the international chemical industry before becoming a partner in the city law firm Turner Kenneth Brown (now CMS) where she was a … Continued

  • Jane Player

    Chambers Mediator

    Jane is not afraid to get stuck in and work with the parties towards a settlement.” – Mediation Feedback Languages: English Jane Player is a highly experienced full-time mediator who has been privy to some of the first mediations in the UK having started her career at Turner Kenneth Brown which housed CEDR’s first home. Jane regularly … Continued

  • Caroline Sheridan

    Chambers Mediator

    The “amenable” Sheridan “quickly establishes trust in mediations” and “doesn’t let the parties go off on a tangent” – Chambers & Partners Guide to the Legal Profession 2012   Overview Caroline Sheridan is a highly regarded full time professional mediator and executive coach from a financial services background. Over a number of years, she has successfully helped parties to resolve their issues … Continued

  • Graham Massie

    Chief Operating Officer

    Graham has over 25 years’ experience as a business consultant and trainer of technical and business skills. After qualifying as a Chartered Accountant, he spent ten years with KPMG London where he ran a professional services department responsible for a broad cross-section of clients ranging from major PLCs to small owner-managed businesses. During this period … Continued

  • Alan Jacobs

    Chambers Mediator

    “…brought gravitas and a high level of understanding to the mediation and he developed rapport wonderfully.” – Client Feedback Languages: English Alan Jacobs has been involved in dispute resolution for over 30 years, is a senior partner at top 50 law firm, Mills & Reeve, having previously worked at the international law firm, DLA Piper. His mediation … Continued

  • Eve Pienaar

    Chambers Mediator

    “Eve was excellent. She was very competent, creative, patient and empathetic.” – Client Feedback Languages: English – French – Spanish Professional Background Eve is a solicitor by background and a highly experienced commercial mediator. She has a wide range of expertise and mediates high value, multi-party and complex mediation cases. Her practice specialises in Technology and Construction … Continued

  • Neil Goodrum

    Chambers Mediator

    He got to the nub of the issues very quickly and painlessly” – Client Feedback Languages: English Neil Goodrum is a full time CMC Registered mediator and member of CEDR’s Training Faculty. He has extensive experience in mediating disputes in many different industries with amounts in dispute ranging from relatively modest sums to millions of pounds. Neil is … Continued

  • Christopher Newmark

    Chambers Mediator

    … hugely developed insight into the dynamics of a dispute” – Chambers & Partners Guide to the Legal Profession Languages: English Chris Newmark is a highly experienced mediator who conducts his mediation practice through CEDR Chambers, CEDR’s lead UK practice group of mediators. His mediations have covered a very broad range of commercial disputes and, in addition … Continued

  • Dr Karl Mackie CBE

    Founder President

    Karl is one of the best-known names in commercial mediation practice and brings both professional commitment and legal and business psychology training to his core practice. He has worked on some of the most complex civil and commercial cases to go through the English legal system, including the first substantial Court of Appeal mediation (NRG), Maxwell Pension Trusts, … Continued

  • Stephen Bate

    Chambers Mediator

    “Success was to a large extent due to the skill, expertise and persistence of Stephen. I would not hesitate to recommend Stephen as a mediator.” – Partner City Law Firm Languages: English Stephen Bate is a member of CEDR Chambers and has mediated a very wide range of civil and commercial disputes with claim values up to £250 … Continued

  • Mandy Lenton

    Chambers Mediator

    “She has great authority and presence with clients and other professionals.” – Client Feedback Languages: English The former Head of Real Estate Litigation at Clifford Chance, Mandy now focuses purely on mediation. She brings her drive, energy and commitment to mediating a broad range of commercial disputes. Mandy is equally at home helping FTSE 100 companies embroiled in … Continued

  • 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 … Continued

  • Felicity Steadman

    Chambers Mediator

    “Her manner creates trust and confidence in her ability.” – Mediation Feedback Languages: English – Afrikaans Felicity Steadman has been a professional in the field of dispute resolution for over 20 years. After a distinguished career in South Africa as a mediator and arbitrator she was trained and accredited by CEDR in 2003 and is now an … Continued

  • Heather Allen

    Chambers Mediator

    A winning combination of pragmatism and insight.” – Partners Guide to the Legal Profession Languages: English Heather Allen has been a professional mediator since 1995 and is a founder member of the CEDR Chambers Practice Group. She combines her experience from a career in the commercial world with her legal qualification as a barrister to assist in … Continued

  • Gerard Khoshnaw

    Chambers Mediator

    “He understood the personal dynamics and got to grips with the issues quickly.” “…persistent & determined…” – Mediation Feedback Languages: English Gerard Khoshnaw is a very experienced commercial mediator with a very high rate of success in helping parties reach settlement since 1999 . Recognised and highly recommended by both the Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners, … Continued

  • Duncan Campbell

    Chambers Mediator

    The reason we like him is his ability to remain cool and calm, his ability to take the sting out of a dispute.” – Mediation Feedback Languages: English Duncan Campbell is a commercial lawyer and a founding member of the CEDR Chambers practice group of mediators. He has many years’ experience of dispute resolution in industry both … Continued

  • Fiona Colquhoun

    Principal Consultant & Mediator

    Fiona is a highly experienced Mediator, Facilitator, Coach, Consultant and Trainer with considerable breadth and expertise, and many years Board level executive experience in both the business and public sector. She is also an ACAS Panel Arbitrator and qualified Henley Business School coach, who works on a great variety of CEDR assignments and projects with … Continued

  • Joe Shammah

    Chambers Mediator

    Tenacious and dedicated to the cause of settlement” – Client Feedback   Overview Joe Shammah has been a practising mediator for nearly 15 years and has mediated close to 200 disputes. A practising lawyer for many years Joe uses his extensive experience to good effect in his mediation practice that covers a wide spectrum of commercial … Continued

  • Tim Hardy

    Chambers Mediator

    “You conducted the mediation with great courtesy, patience and diligence. I have no doubt, but for your great efforts, we would have not been able to achieve settlement“ – Solicitor Feedback, 2017 Languages: English Tim Hardy has been mediating for over ten years, working with parties to resolve disputes across a broad spectrum of commercial sectors. He … Continued

  • Stehen Barker CEDR Chambers

    Stephen Barker

    Chambers Mediator

    His approach was very patient, measured and creative” – Client Feedback “Mr Barker was astonishingly effective.” – Client Feedback Languages: English Stephen Barker was a practising lawyer for 25 years before leaving private practice in 2012 to become a full-time commercial mediator. As a mediator, Stephen brings together his deep understanding of commercial litigation and arbitration with a … Continued

  • Tony Allen

    Chambers Mediator

    Tony Allen is a former long-standing Director of CEDR and a CEDR Solve mediator. He became a CEDR accredited mediator in 1996 and joined the CEDR Training Faculty a year later, initially dealing with training lawyers in representing clients at mediation and is now a lead member on CEDR’s Mediator Skills Training Course. After over twenty-five … Continued