Mediator
Harvinder
Singh Bhurji

Mediator Harvinder Singh Bhurji
LLB (Hons) QDR (M) MCIArb MCMI CTLLS

I am the lead Mediator and Director of Effective Dispute Solutions Limited.

Since 2002 I have been actively involved in alternative dispute resolution, as a Mediator, Arbitrator, Conciliator, Mediation Trainer, Tutor and Assessor. Having mediated and trained across the globe.

Why Should You Appoint Me To Mediate?

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Accreditations & Memberships

I am a Law graduate, a CEDR, Academy of Experts & ADR Group Accredited Commercial Mediator. A Qualified Dispute Resolver, a UK Mediation Accredited Workplace & Community Mediator. A Qualified Manager through the Chartered Management Institute – Level 5. An associate Teacher and qualified Trainer, holding the Certificate in Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector – Level 4. I am a Fellow of the Civil Mediation Council. In 2008 our company obtained Civil Mediation Council Accreditation. 

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CEDR
Clerksroom
Civil Mediation Council
Greens Commercial Mediation
The Academy of Experts
RICS
ADR Group
National Mediation Helpline
Mediation MK
Association Of Midlands Mediators
Immediation
NMPA
Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
UK Mediation
Ofqual
Chartered Management Institute
British Marine Federation Dispute Scheme
Mediation Solve
Manchester Law Society
Specialist Mediators
Venture Mediation
Oxcheps Higher Education Mediation Services
Kearns Mediation
Certass
Statistics
Types Of Disputes
Other Information

What Will I do For You?

Cost Effective

I will save you thousands of pounds in legal, court & expert fees. 

Save Time

I can resolve your dispute within half a day/one day.

Avoid Court

I will save you time, court action can take months, even years. With the Covid backlog, court listings are getting even longer! 

No Stress

Let me save you all the unnecessary hassle, stress & sleepless nights!

UK Wide Coverage

I cover the whole of the UK, therefore if you require a mediator in person, I will travel to your choice of geographical location / venue. With no charge for travel costs or time! 

Global Reach

International disputes, travel &  accommodation costs are charged at cost.

Online Mediation

I also provide online mediation via Zoom.

Telephone Mediation

I also provide telephone mediation. 

Fully Vaccinated

I am fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 infection & have had my three jabs. 

I've Mediated 2000+ Disputes, Across All Sectors.

It's easier to say what I haven't mediated, than what I have!

Boundary Disputes

Boundary encroachment. Party wall, appeals of party wall awards. Rights of way. Shared driveways & maintenance. Fences, trees, high hedges. Land & agriculture. Land tribunal matters. Adverse possession. Restrictive covenants. Injunctions, trespass. Section 8 claims.

Building Disputes

Work not done, incomplete, defective. Drawings, design not followed. Incorrect materials, overcharged. Extras unexplained, double counting, false charges, demands for more money, no receipts, certificates, building, gas, electricity not granted, given. Corners cut, delays, builder, customer disappeared, deposit, staged payment not paid.

Construction Disputes

Technical construction. Defect claims. Non payment. Extensions / penalty claims. Quantum. Professional negligence. Breach of contract (JCT’s).

Contract Disputes

Breach of contract. Contractual, misrepresentation. Economic loss & specific performance. Sale of Goods Act 1979. Sale & Supply of Goods to Consumers Regulations 2002.

Debt Disputes

Breach of contract. Unpaid Invoices. Money lent to friends, relatives, exes. Loans, alleged to be gifts. Money owed to you by a company. Money you owe to a company.

Defamation Disputes

Libel disputes. Slander disputes. Misrepresentation, malicious falsehood. Written, print, digital, oral, internet.

Employment Disputes

Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations (TUPE). Contracts, pay, redundancy, compromise agreements. Grievance & disciplinary procedures. Unfair & constructive dismissal. Absence, long term sick due to stress, whistle blowing.

(Civil) Engineering Disputes

Design, construction, maintenance. Roads, bridges, canals, buildings. Architectural environmental, structural, transportation, water resources, materials.

Energy Disputes

Bristol Water, Environmental Agency, EON Energy, Severn Trent Water, South East Water.

(Asian) Family Disputes

Family business, pre wedding dowry, mixed marriages, land, property, money in the UK & overseas. India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, UAE, Africa, USA & Canada.

Family Disputes

MIAMS, divorce & separation, family & extended family, contact, access, children, finances. Business & probate.

Financial (Bank) Disputes

AGCO Finance, Bradford & Bingley, Cabot Financial UK Ltd, HSBC, Lloyds, Natwest Bank. Debt recovery, unpaid invoices Banking & repossessions. Insolvency, mis-selling of products, pensions & investments. Regulatory, misrepresentation, allegations of fraud & breaches of fiduciary responsibilities.

Government Public Body Disputes

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy. Birmingham City Council, Wolverhampton City Council, Environmental Agency, George Elliot Hospital NHS Trust. Mendip District Council, Ministry of Defence, Somerset County Council, Victim Support, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust. YMCA.

Information Technology Disputes

Data services, hardware, software, systems, hosting issues. Intellectual property, security, disaster recovery & contractual breaches.

Insurance Disputes

Breach of conditions, coverage, interruption of business. Product liability claims, professional negligence, property damage. Policy wording, warranty breaches. COVID-19 related disputes.

Intellectual Property Disputes

Branding, trade mark, copyright infringement. Passing off of trade, goodwill, reputation. Theft of intellectual property by competitors / employees.

Landlord & Tenant Disputes

Repair, disrepair, rights, obligations, service charges, leases, rent arrears, unlawful eviction. Residential & commercial.

Neighbour Disputes

Harassment, racism, anti-social behaviour, noise, D-I-Y, parking, children & pets.

Personal Injury Disputes

Car accidents, accidents at work, animal attacks. Clinical Negligence, NHS trusts, CQG's, healthcare & pharmaceutical, care & residential homes.

Professional Negligence Disputes

Professional negligence, misrepresentation, incorrect advice, defective services. Economic loss.

Property Disputes

Property, land, planning, boundary. Rights of ways, flooding, building & housing disrepair.

Shareholder & Partnership Disputes

Companies Act, breach of warranty, director, shareholder, partnership, joint venture, franchises. Family business, all company & business disputes.

Third Sector Charity Disputes

Volunteer, employee, organisational. Branch, regional, national, international. Management, board, trustees. Hierarchy, structure, constitution breaches, Charities Commission.

Will, Inheritance, Probate Disputes

Wills, probate & codicils. Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act 1996. Inheritance (Provision for Family & Dependants) Act 1975. Contesting a will, validity, legitimacy, mental capacity. Allegations of (executors) fraud.

Workplace Disputes

Bullying, victimisation, harassment, racism Discrimination (sex, age, race), sexual harassment, disability, reasonable adjustments, equality Reduced productivity, low morale Manager & employee (hierarchy) / management style, undermining, reduced productivity, low morale, personal issues outside of the workplace, being used to fuel disputes in the workplace Personality clashes, working styles, gossip, trust, lack of trust, breakdown in communication, working relationships, whistle blowing.

Continuous Professional Development 2022 - 2002,
training delivered, received, seminars & meetings

  • 17/11/22, Ministry of Justice, Online Dispute Resolution Providers Stakeholder Engagement Session
  • 10-12/5/22, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Bahamas commercial mediation training assessments 
  • 26/4/22, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, mediation faculty meeting
  • 12/4/22, Academy of Experts, Expert attendance at mediations – the Mediator’s view. Rosemary Jackson QC
  • 18-20/1/22, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, commercial mediation training assessments
  • 10/1/22, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, commercial mediation training assessors meeting
  • 2/12/21, Civil Mediation Council, providers meeting
  • 1/11/21, Association of Midlands Mediators, feedback session
  • 15/10/21, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, commercial mediation training assessments moderations
  • 15/6/21, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, commercial mediation training assessments moderations
  • 10/6/21, Association of Midlands Mediators, feedback session
  • 9/6/21, CEDR, The Ninth CEDR Mediation Audit
  • 3/12/20, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, commercial mediation training assessments
  • 20-24/7/20, ADR Group, delivered 40 hours commercial mediation training
  • 11/5/20, Association of Midlands Mediators, feedback session
  • 14/4/20, Association of Midlands Mediators, feedback session
  • 10-14/2/20, ADR Group, delivered 40 hours commercial mediation training
  • 25-29/11/19, ADR Group, delivered 40 hours commercial mediation training
  • 16-20/9/19, ADR Group, delivered 40 hours commercial mediation training
  • 9-13/9/19, ADR Group, delivered 40 hours workplace mediation training to the NHS
  • 22-26/7/19, ADR Group, delivered 40 hours commercial mediation training
  • 19-20/7/19, ADR Group, delivered 40 hours workplace mediation training assessments
  • 17/7/19, University of Kent & Business Law Academy Nigeria, negotiation training
  • 10/6/19, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, commercial mediation assessments
  • 20-24/5/19, ADR Group, delivered 40 hours commercial mediation training
  • 15-17/5/19, ADR Group, reviewed, edited & updated the commercial mediation materials
  • 14/5/19, Effective Dispute Solutions, trained 2 trainee mediators on a workplace mediation observation
  • 24/4/19, Association of Midlands Mediators, evening debrief
  • 22/3/19, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, commercial mediation assessments moderations
  • 25/1/19, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, commercial mediation assessments moderations
  • 18-19/10/18, ADR Group, delivered 16 hours commercial mediation training
  • 3-7/9/18, ADR Group, delivered 40 hours workplace mediation training, nationwide Building Society HR’s department
  • 15-19/1/18, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, wrote the workplace mediation training course   
  • 6-10/11/17 – 10.11.17, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Course Director, Tutor, delivered 40 hours commercial mediation training
  • 31/10-1/11/17, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Approved Faculty List mediation training
  • 28/10/17, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Chief Assessor, commercial mediation assessments, Dubai, UAE
  • 25/10/17, Dodds Training, China State Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs, employment & workplace mediation training
  • 21/8/17, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, drafted workplace mediation training brief
  • 7/6/17, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, moderation of introduction to mediation scripts
  • 22/5/17, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Chief Assessor, commercial mediation assessments
  • 27/2/17, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Chief Assessor, commercial mediation assessments, Malaysia
  • 2 – 7/11/16, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, commercial mediation assessments, Trainer, delivered 40 hours commercial mediation training, UK
  • 19 – 30/9/16, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Tutor, created 180 multiple choice questions, with four answers each, for the Introduction to Mediation, new on line course exam
  • 16/9/16, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Moderator, moderation of new Introduction to Mediation course questions
  • 16/8/16, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Tutor, marking Introduction to Mediation scripts & provide an examiners report
  • 1/– 5.8.16, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, commercial mediation assessments, Trainer, delivered 60 hours commercial mediation training, Izmir, Turkey
  • 27/6/– 1/7/16, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, commercial mediation assessments, Trainer, delivered 50 hours commercial mediation training, UK
  • 24/5/16, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, commercial mediation assessments, Assessor, UK
  • 8/4/16, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, commercial mediation assessments, Chief Assessor, UK
  • 10/2/16, Debrief with mediator Jane Walmsley
  • 5/2/16, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, commercial mediation assessments, Assessor, Nairobi, Kenya
  • 2/2/16, Debrief with mediator Julian Rendall
  • 28/1/16, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, marking of scripts for the Introduction to Mediation course