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I am a Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR) and a Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (C.I.Arb.) accredited mediator. I am also a CROCNAC certified and Mediation UK registered mediator actively involved in commercial and community disputes and I have acted as mediator on about sixty occasions. I have been appointed mediator directly by the parties and also acted as mediator in disputes directed from the Birmingham Civil Justice Centre and the Central London Civil Justice Centre. I embrace the EU Model Code of Conduct for Mediators.

The goal of mediation is settlement of disputes though compromise. Mediation is most likely to succeed where you have an ongoing relationship with another party, which you wish to maintain.

Through my dispute resolution experience as arbitrator and my technical and commercial expertise I will be able to engage you in early 'reality testing' by exploring the strengths and weaknesses of your position.

When you appoint me as a mediator I will not be making decisions for you. I understand that any authority I have must be earned by gaining the mutual confidence of the parties. I will be able to work with you privately, having access to confidential information.

I also expect to be able to help you confront and deal with any emotional issues that are psychological obstacles to compromising the dispute.

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