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Gavin is a civil and commercial mediator. He is CEDR and CMC accredited and has been involved in the mediation of disputes since 2019 and has experience over many mediations both as counsel and as a mediator. Gavin typically acts as lead mediator in commercial disputes valued at between £5,000 - £1,000,000.

Gavin acts as a mediator over the full range of commercial mediation utilising his specialist knowledge and expertise gained practicing as a barrister. Gavin’s specialist knowledge and expertise includes all areas of commercial, construction, insurance, property, property damage and professional negligence dispute. Crucially, Gavin hands-on experience in all aspects of dispute resolution in both domestic and international litigation and arbitration to his practice as a mediator.

As a mediator, Gavin’s substantial commercial dispute resolution experience allows him to be able to assist the parties to the mediation by being able to identify for the parties the strengths and weaknesses of their case, reality test the parties’ case and proposed options for settlements. Gavin welcomes a direct approach at all stages of the mediation and is very adaptable and able to deploy a blend of facilitation and evaluation to suit individual mediations.

Gavin also practices as a single and panel Arbitrator and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb) and is regularly appointed for commercial and sports disputes.

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