•ADR Chambers International trained and accredited Mediator. Trained by the Stitt Feld Handy Group, Toronto, Canada in commercial, workplace, community and public mediation.
•Specialist in Civil and Commercial Litigation and Personal Injury
•Highly experienced in the dynamics of lower value time limited mediations
•Member of APIL (Association of Personal Injury Lawyers)
•Member of the LawWorks Panel of pro bono mediators
•Academic qualifications received at King’s College London: LLB AKC
•Mediation experience in Contract Disputes, Commercial Disputes, Property Disputes, Probate Disputes, Neighbour and Boundary Disputes, Recruitment, Debt Claims, Building Disputes, Estate Agency cases.
''I can't thank you enough for all the hard work you have put into this situation. I am very happy with the way you have handled this".
"The whole process of setting up the meeting and Dave Richards' skill in communicating between us at the session was very good. His insightful comments, gentle suggestions and explanations of the bigger picture of the legal process, enabled our understanding/perspective to negotiate with the defendant and to come to a settlement".
"Hi David, I want to thank you for handling this case professionally and taking into consideration the emotional aspect of such a draining case. I am sure the result is for the best."
"I am pleased to report that the matter was settled shortly afterwards and I believe that the Mediation helped to bring this about. Thank you for your work and I will definitely bear you in mind for future mediations"
"Very happy with everything and all the help received from mediation to resolve this matter as it has been stale mate for three years. Very very grateful it is 'sorted' Thank you."
"Thanks for everything Dave. I've learnt a valuable lesson in life, business and friends".
"Thanks David. I thought you did a great job."
"Dave was very responsive and helpful throughout this case which was extremely emotional and draining. He ensured I, as the claimant, felt comfortable and happy with the the decision."
"It was a absolute pleasure working with you and I certainly agree that the settlement achieved was the ideal result for all concerned – again many thanks for your help in achieving that outcome."
The graph below is obtained from client feedback. Hover over the bars to get more information
|Date||Nature of dispute||Outcome|
|22 October 2013||Civil||Settled|
|2 May 2013||Mental Capacity||Settled|
|10 April 2013||Contract||Settled|
|21 March 2013||Commercial||Settled|
|18 March 2013||Commercial||Settled|
|27 November 2012||Construction||Settled|
|19 November 2012||Contract||Settled|
|17 April 2012||Civil||Settled|
|3 February 2012||Landlord & Tenant||Settled|
|8 December 2011||Civil||Settled after date|
|20 October 2011||Landlord & Tenant||Settled|
|11 October 2011||Probate||Did Not Settle|
|21 September 2011||Landlord & Tenant||Settled|
|12 September 2011||Commercial||Settled|
|5 May 2011||Commercial||Settled|
Chartis Insurance UK Limited
Certificate on file
31 March 2015
Level of Cover:
Mediation Training Provider:
Stitt Feld Handy Group
Date Qualified as Mediator:
24 July 2009
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