Harvinder Singh Bhurji LLB (Hons) QDR (M) MCIArb
The lead Mediator and Director of Effective Dispute Solutions Limited is Harvinder Singh Bhurji. Since 2002 he has been actively involved in alternative dispute resolution, as a Mediator, Arbitrator, Conciliator, Mediation Trainer, Tutor and Assessor.
Mediation qualifications & accreditations
Harvinder is a law graduate, a Qualified Dispute Resolver and an Accredited Commercial Mediator through CEDR, the Academy of Experts and the ADR Group. An Accredited Workplace & Community Mediator through UK Mediation, a Mediation Tutor & Accreditation Assessor for the global organisation the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and is on their approved faculty list for whom he teaches, assesses, moderates (their Commercial Mediation training programme) and deals with appeals for, on all mediation related matters, here and overseas. Harvinder is also a qualified Manager through the Chartered Management Institute (Level 5), and is an associate teacher and qualified trainer, holding the Certificate In Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector (Level 4).
Harvinder’s mediation experience
55 genuine testimonials, 30 from Solicitors, 22 from businesses / organisations, 3 from individuals, recommending Harvinder as a mediator.
90% success rate.
Mediated disputes with values ranging from a few hundred to several millions of Pounds, Euros & US Dollars.
Over 15 years experience, qualified in 2002.
Covers the whole UK & internationally, has mediated in Germany, Italy, Singapore, Cyprus, India, Turkey & Holland.
Experienced in face to face , time limited, court referred & telephone mediations.
Mediated disputes between two parties as well as multi parties / teams.
Harvinder fluently speaks English as well as Punjabi, understands Hindi, Urdu & regularly mediates with clients who are unable to speak English & only these languages.
Has written extensively on mediation which have been published in various publications.
Assisted with the research into Court based mediation schemes through the Department of Constitutional Affairs.
He and Effective Dispute Solutions Limited hold professional liability insurance, copies, are available on request.
Harvinder has mediated across all sectors, examples of the types of disputes are below;
|Civil & Commercial Disputes |
Energy / Utility Disputes
(Civil) Engineering Disputes
Financial / Bank Disputes
Governmental / Public Body Disputes
|Information Technology Disputes|
Intellectual Property Disputes
Landlord & Tennant Disputes
Personal Injury Disputes
Professional Negligence Disputes
Shareholder & Partnership Disputes
|Third Sector / Charity Disputes|
Wills & Probate Disputes
Mediation panel memberships
Effective Dispute Solutions Limited and Harvinder Singh Bhurji are also members of the following;
The Academy of Experts
Association of Midlands Mediators
British Marine Federation Dispute Resolution Scheme
CEDR’s 125 mediation scheme
Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
Civil Mediation Council
Manchester Law Society
Mediators In East Anglia
National Mediator Database
National Mediation Helpline
Oxcheps Higher Education Mediation Services
Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors Neighbour Dispute Panel
Sandwell Consumer Support Network
Sandwell Council’s Housing Arbitration Panel