Our mediators bring to the mediation process the skills which we have honed in our legal practices, including thorough preparation, objective risk analysis, commercial awareness and an in depth knowledge of litigation, combined with mediation and negotiation skills and a wide experience both as mediators and as representatives in mediation.
The disputes we mediate reflect the wide range of practice areas at Serle Court, covering disputes in the fields of company law, contractual disputes, banking, charities, employment, estates and probate, financial services, ICT, intellectual property, private international law, partnership, property, shipping and trusts.
Serle Court mediators have mediated disputes in and across several different jurisdictions, and often mediate in multi-party disputes. A number of mediators are also happy to act as co-mediators in difficult multi-party negotiations.
Chambers & Partners 2017
Elizabeth Jones QC
Elizabeth Jones QC combines her robust litigation practice with frequent sittings as a mediator, covering a broad range of areas including chancery, commercial, and offshore disputes. One admiring fellow mediator states that, "She is intelligent, self-confident and not afraid of telling everyone what the law is."
Beverly-Ann Rogers is a "very effective" mediator with an expertise in trusts, probate, property, company and partnership disputes. She has drawn praise from her fellow legal professionals for her "great strategies to move people towards compromise." She is also known for her work in professional negligence and employment disputes.
Legal 500 2016
'Elizabeth Jones QC is ‘an extremely good mediator’, with ‘impeccable timing’ and ‘an ability to handle difficult parties’. Jones’ ‘analysis of the risks helps the parties see the reality of their respective situations’.'
'For Beverly-Ann Rogers at Serle Court, Chancery disputes remain at the core of her practice; she also regularly mediates commercial, professional negligence, property and employment disputes. She ‘has a wonderful bedside manner and is sympathetic to clients and their problems’. Rogers is also ‘very perceptive in her assessment of the legal and factual merits, and is not afraid to explain to clients and solicitors the weaknesses in their claims’.'
Barristers with this expertise
- Civil Fraud
- Commercial Litigation
- Competition and State Aid
- EU Law
- Financial Services
- Insurance and Reinsurance
- Intellectual Property
- Partnership and LLP
- Professional Negligence
- Sports, Entertainment and Media
- Trusts and Probate