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EU Commission has launched a public consultation on mediation in the EU. Deadline is 11 December 2015.

Thought for the day

'Any fact facing us is not as important as our attitude toward it, for that determines our success or failure. The way you think about a fact may defeat you before you ever do anything about it.' Norman Vincent Peale

John Allison

John Allison is an experienced commercial mediator and adjudicator, accredited by the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.  He provides mediation, adjudication and contract advisory services, and facilitates negotiations to assist the resolution of contract and business-related problems and disputes. He specialises in construction and has extensive experience as a consulting civil engineer.

Bruce Bourne

Bruce has extensive experience (150+) of mediating commercial disputes relating not only to property but also insurance, contract and workplace matters. As chairman of his Community Mediation Service and is passionate about the use of mediation by parties who are unable to afford representation.

ZazaZaza is qualified as a medical doctor and as a solicitor (Hempsons), before leaving both professions to become a CEDR accredited civil/commercial mediator in 2006. She subsequently trained to resolve family, including Direct Consultation with Children, and workplace disputes. Her professional background provides her with that extra edge to rapidly distill complex issues and, at the same time, establish a strong rapport with parties and their representatives in mediation.

Gerda GoldingerGerda is qualified as a solicitor in England and Scotland. She has built up a formidable portfolio of medico-legal work through Taylor Joynson Garrett (acting for Guys Hospital) as well as working in Bromley and Ealing NHS Trust’s legal and clinical risk management departments.

Dave is a chartered surveyor with nearly 40 years experience of construction and property. He is an accredited civil/commercial, employment/workplace and family mediator. Dave qualified as a chartered surveyor in 1975, having obtained an honours degree in Estate Management from the University of Reading. He has spent nearly 40 years in the construction/property industry, primarily in the property development field.

Ranked by Chambers and Partners as a leader in her field, Mary Raymont has worked as a family and children lawyer since 1992 and a family mediator since 1996. She spent her professional career working on all types of financial cases on divorce as well as separation matters for those who are unmarried. Her experience spans to where a business is involved and she is used to liaising closely with accountants, financial advisors and other experts  to find creative long-term solutions to separation and divorce. Mary also has expertise in child issues arising within families on the breakdown of relationships.

Kingsley qualified as an ADR Group accredited civil and commercial mediator in 2013. He brings to mediation practical experience and commercial understanding from various sectors such as legal, branding, arts and recruitment. In 2009, Kingsley was trained by Bromley Community Mediation Service to resolve community and neighbourhood disputes.

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