24 Aug 2017
CEDR expands UK Mediator Panel with 5 new members
CEDR (the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution), the leading UK and Europe independent mediation service has formally announced an intake of mediators. The CEDR UK panel, recognised as containing many of the most experienced mediators available in the UK and internationally, continues to grow with the addition of 5 new members.
The increase reflects the growing demand for experience and diverse commercial mediators and the expansion of CEDR’s mediation services. The new members of the panel, who have all had to undergo a rigorous selection process, are:
- Professor Gus Baker, of Liverpool University and a Consultant Clinical Neuropsychologist
- Dr Stephanie Bown, former director National Clinical Assessment Service (NCAS), GP, Medico-legal specialist, Lawyer, Mediator
- Fionnuala McCredie QC, Barrister, Keating Chambers and Mediator
- John Owen, Director of Bernicia Marine Consultancy
- Edward Sibley, Founder member of CEDR, Mediator, Solicitor
The experience of the new mediators, legal and non-legal, covers a broad array of specialisms including: Clinical Negligence, Medication, Construction & Engineering, Professional Negligence, Shipping, Neuropsychology, Higher Education and the Environment. CEDR is recognised internationally for its Mediator Skills Training and Accreditation, however only a select 120 progress to join the UK Panel.
John Munton, Director of Dispute Resolution Services at CEDR, commented, “We are proud of the quality of the existing members of the CEDR panel, who have created a high bar by which newcomers are judged. It is therefore gratifying to see new excellent mediators join us. The backgrounds in our latest intake tells the real story to clients of the innovation and professionalism available to the market.”
To find out more about the CEDR UK Panel, please visit: https://www.cedr.com/solve/panel-mediators/
CEDR is Europe’s largest independent Alternative Dispute Resolution service for both commercial and consumer disputes handling thousands of referrals a year. CEDR operates the Court of Appeal’s Mediation Service and is certified by the Chartered Trading Standards Institute under the European Union Directive on Consumer Alternative Dispute Resolution. CEDR is a leading negotiation and conflict management trainer internationally in the field and its acclaimed Mediator Skills Training Accreditation has been awarded to over 7000 mediators in 70 countries. As a non-profit organisation with a public mission to innovate and develop conflict management and dispute resolution CEDR undertakes unique foundation activities such as the national negotiation competition, guidance for public inquiries and rules for settlement in arbitration. www.cedr.com
For further information please contact: Andy Rogers, CEDR, +44(0)20 7536 6000, firstname.lastname@example.org