All nine of our mediators listed in Who’s Who Legal: Mediation 2018


Delighted to announce that all nine of our mediators have been listed in Who’s Who Legal: Mediation 2018. According to Who’s Who their methodology is as follows:

‘Who’s Who Legal does not list law firms, only individual lawyers. The leading firms are those in each region whose listed practitioners received the most total nominations in our research. We highlight individuals at other firms who also scored very highly in our research.’

Three of our mediators have been named as ‘Thought Leaders’ in Mediation in Europe. These are Michel Kallipetis QC, Mark Lomas QC and Bill Marsh. According to Who’s Who their methodology for the Thought Leader section is as follows:

‘The Thought Leaders are those individuals who received the highest number of nominations from peers, corporate counsel and other market sources this year. Our research has identified them as being truly outstanding practitioners and the very best in their field.’


See below for write up by Who’s Who on each of our mediators……

Charles Dodson is “a thorough and engaging mediator” who peers highlight for his particular expertise in professional negligence, commercial contract and fraud cases.

Phillip Howell-Richardson has nearly 30 years of expertise in the field, and is highlighted by market sources as “a natural mediator” who boasts a prominent position in the market.

Kate Jackson has over 20 years’ experience in dispute resolution and has successfully mediated disputes internationally across a variety of commercial sectors. She is widely regarded as a leading mediator in the field by peers, who describe her as “exceedingly good”.

Michel Kallipetis QC wins high praise from his peers as “a huge presence” in the mediation market who is “always on top of the legal issues”. He brings over 19 years of international mediation experience across a wide range of disputes, making him one of the market heavyweights.

Jonathan Lloyd-Jones is recognised for his “natural ability to engage with parties” and is a firm favourite among sources who note, “He is readily able to analyse a case and arrive at the principle barriers to settlement.”

Mark Lomas QC is an “exceptional” mediator and wins praise from sources who highlight his particularly impressive experience in mediating insurance and professional negligence disputes.

Bill Marsh is widely recognised as “an excellent practitioner” with one source noting that his approach “engenders the trust of the most difficult clients”. Peers consider him “an outstanding and very creative mediator” and say, “You get the full package with Bill.”

Andrew Paton stands out as “a first-class mediator” who wins high praise for “the energy he injects into the process” in addition to his “well-prepared and hard-working approach”.

Nicholas Pryor is considered “a consummate professional” by respondents this year. He is “very highly rated” for “his calmness in situations of stressful negotiations” as well as his “ability to establish the trust of all parties involved”

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