International Mediator panel

CEDR has one of the largest Commercial Mediation Panels in the United Kingdom and mediators in many countries around the globe. We are often asked to appoint mediators from different countries in International Disputes. We have therefore developed a Global Panel representing over 40 countries and many different languages.

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    Sevdalina Aleksandrova

    Lawyer, Mediator

    Client Feedback: “Sevdalina was extremely helpful in keeping the focus on the important issues during the entire mediation. And when … Continued

  • Dorcas Quek Anderson

    Singapore | Judge & Solicitor

    Client Feedback: “She has an excellent disposition as well as grasp of the case’s facts and law. Humble and kind … Continued

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    Federico Antich

    Arbitrator & Neutral

    Client Feedback: “Federico approaches the mediation process keeping in mind the human side of it, no matter what is the … Continued

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    William Aylmer

    Republic of Ireland | Commercial Mediator

    Client Feedback: “He is a mediator of choice in respect of his knowledge, patience, commitment and integrity” Language English Overview … Continued

  • Roger Beresford

    Hong Kong | Barrister & Neutral

    Roger Beresford acts in a wide range of company, financial and commercial litigation, including regulatory practice in securities, listed company … Continued

  • Jennifer Brandt

    United States | Attorney & Commercial Mediator

    Jennifer is a solo practitioner specializing in mediation and alternative dispute resolution with prior extensive commercial and family law litigation … Continued

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    Martin Brink

    Netherlands | Attorney & Neutral

    Client Feedback: “Martin got us talking again, this virtually saved our company.” – Eduard Zanen, Bugaboo International Languages Dutch, English … Continued

  • Samuel Chat Chor Wong

    Hong Kong | Barrister & Mediator

    Samuel Chat Chor Wong is a practising barrister at law in Hong Kong, a Chartered Arbitrator and accredited mediator with … Continued

  • Peter Cheng Kar-Shing

    Hong Kong | Executive Director

    Mr Cheng is a Fellow member of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE), Hong Kong Institute of Arbitrators (HKIArb) … Continued

  • Mathew Chi Ming Ho

    Hong Kong | Commercial Solicitor

    Client Feedback: “30 years of professional legal and commercial experience”

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    Helena De Backer

    Attorney & Commercial Mediator

    Languages Dutch, Flemmish, French, English Overview Helena De Backer is a practising Attorney and founder of DS De Backer and … Continued

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    Victor Durlesteanu

    Neutral & Barrister

    Client Feedback: “He understands his role but he is taking the initiative to handle the process when the parties are … Continued

  • John Gale

    Hong Kong | Solicitor

    John Gale is the founder and Managing Partner of J.S. Gale & Co. He was previously Managing Partner of Stephenson … Continued

  • Clive Grossman

    Hong Kong | Director, Neutral

    Clive is experienced in criminal matters such as commercial crime, money-laundering, corruption and cases involving human rights issues. He has … Continued

  • Michael Hartmann

    Hong Kong | Retired Judge

    A Non-Permanent Judge of the Court of Final Appeal and Chairman of both the Market Misconduct Tribunal and the Securities … Continued

  • Mike Holland

    United States | Full Time Mediator

    Client Feedback: “… highly effective in taking the heat out of a dispute and creating an atmosphere conducive to settlement.”

  • Joanna Kalowski

    Australia | Full Time Mediator & Judicial Educator

    Joanna has mediated or facilitated over 300 matters related to indigenous land claims, environmental matters, community involvement in public infrastructure … Continued

  • Laura Kaster

    United States | Arbitrator & Neutral

    Client Feedback: “She is excellent at understanding issues and bridging differences over them.”

  • Nigel Kat

    Hong Kong | Barrister & Chartered Arbitrator

    Nigel Kat has been engaged in the process of helping parties resolve their disputes for over 30 years. A barrister … Continued

  • Austin Kenny

    Republic of Ireland | Full Time Mediator, Accountant

    Client Feedback: “We were very pleased with the cool professionalism that Austin brought to this emotionally charged and bitter disagreement.”

  • Raymond Lee

    Indonesia | Neutral & Lecturer

    Client Feedback: “Raymond is very good at holding the participants’ attention…” “…enthusiastic.”

  • Alan Limbury

    Australia | Commercial Mediator

    Alan has over 30 years of experience mediating commercial and intellectual property disputes of all kinds in Australia, New Zealand … Continued

  • Richard Lutringer

    United States | Counsel, Barrister & Commercial Mediator

    Mr. Lutringer has mediated commercial disputes related to buy-sell agreements, acquisitions, joint ventures, partnerships, corporations, LLC’s, technology licensing, agency, distribution, … Continued

  • Jonathan Marks

    United States | Full Time Mediator & Attorney

    Co-founder and Chairman of ENDISPUTE, Incorporated, the nation’s first provider of a full range of dispute resolution and management services. … Continued

  • Danny McFadden

    Hong Kong | CEDR Asia Pacific Director, Solicitor

    Danny McFadden has been a Director of the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR) since 2004 and is the Managing … Continued

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    Gert Nilsson Eldrimner

    Commercial Lawyer & Mediator

    Client Feedback: “If Gert cannot manage it, nobody can.” Languages English, French, Swedish Gert Nilsson Eldrimner is a commercial lawyer … Continued

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    Sara Phelan

    Republic of Ireland | Mediator & Barrister

    Sara is a practising barrister, having been called to the Irish bar in July 1996, and she has practised continuously … Continued

  • Isabel Phillips

    Ethiopia | CEDR Faculty, Neutral

    Client Feedback: “I am confident that the settlement would not have been secured without her persistence.”

  • Julia Pui G Lau

    Hong Kong | Barrister

    Julia is a practicing Barrister in Hong Kong and a fellow of the Hong Kong Institute of Arbitrators. She specializes … Continued

  • Philip Punwar

    United Arab Emirates | Barrister

    Philip Punwar is a practising barrister and partner in the international arbitration and dispute resolution group of the law firm … Continued

  • David Ravenscroft

    Hong Kong | Solicitor

    Client Feedback: “…thank you so much for having played such an integral part in the process of keeping us out … Continued

  • Funmi Roberts

    Nigeria | Counsel, Neutral

    Client Feedback: “The dexterity with which you handled a very difficult situation which could have led to a damaged relationship … Continued

  • Kim Rooney

    Hong Kong | Barrister

    Kim Rooney is a barrister who has been based in Hong Kong since 1990, after first practising in Australia. Before … Continued

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    Birgit Sambeth Glasner

    Mediator & Solicitor

    Languages English, French, German Overview Birgit Sambeth Glasner is Co-Head of the Dispute Resolution Team at Altenburger. As a former … Continued

  • Jawad Sarwana

    Pakistan | Advocate & Neutral

    Mr. Sarwana is a CEDR accredited mediator and faculty member of CEDR. He is vice-chair of the IBA Mediation Committee … Continued

  • Nicholas Seymour

    Hong Kong | Chartered Surveyor, Mediator & Adjudicator

    Client Feedback: Nicholas’s approach to mediating involves thorough preparation and the use of early briefings with the parties in order … Continued

  • Geoff Sharp

    New Zealand | Commercial Mediator & Barrister

    Client Feedback: “Also in the region is Geoff Sharp who is “the leading mediator in New Zealand” for many of … Continued

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    Srdan Simac

    Judge, Mediator & Arbitrator

    Client Feedback: “… It was a pleasure to meet a person of such high profile and I think you played … Continued

  • Gary Soo

    Hong Kong | Barrister & Chartered Engineer

    Gary Soo is a practising Barrister and a Chartered Engineer and has been practising in areas of civil litigation involving … Continued

  • William Stone

    Hong Kong | Retired Judge, Barrister

    William works on cases across all aspects of commercial law with a particular focus on aviation, insurance, international trade, shipping … Continued

  • Gordon Tregaskis

    Thailand | Barrister, Full Time Neutral

    Client Feedback: Gordon is solutions-oriented and brings a unique understanding of cross-cultural issues to disputes or differences which may be … Continued

  • CEDR Mediator & Trainer, Wolf Von Kumberg

    Wolf Von Kumberg

    Arbitrator, Mediator

    Client Feedback: “Well placed to understand the needs of business people.”   Languages English, German Overview Wolf Jürgen von Kumberg is … Continued

  • Kenwick Yam

    Hong Kong | Barrister

    Client Feedback: Kenwick believes that thorough preparation is the basis for mediation. Being dedicated and constructive, he works whole-heartedly by … Continued

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