MA, FCIArb, DiplCArb, Barrister, Arbitrator, Academic & Commercial Mediator
Issued over 175 arbitration awards
Member of the Chartered Institute’s Panel since 1995;
Member of the Commercial Scheme and Mortgage Code Panels;
Review Arbitrator for Travel Scheme Arbitrations;
Appeared as counsel in construction arbitrations.
Co-author of ‘The Arbitration Act 1996 – A Commentary’ published by Blackwell Publishing: fourth edition August 2007.
CEDR accredited, involved in over 30 mediations;
Mediated commercial mediations as sole mediator, joint mediator and party representative
Mediated court-annexed and community mediations.
Principal Lecturer, University of the West of England with responsibility for E-Learning, since 2002;
Senior Lecturer, UWE, 1999-2001;
Associate Course Director for the Diploma in Arbitration, College of Estate Management, Reading;
Lead Assessor for Mediator Accreditation Assessments, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.
Past Chairman, Examinations Board, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.
Practice at the Bar
Sole practitioner (as arbitrator and mediator) in commercial, property and construction work, based in Taunton since 2003;
1995-2003: Littman Chambers (Mark Littman QC), 12 Gray’s Inn Square,
1989-95 : 3 Paper Buildings (Thayne Forbes QC);
1980-89 : 10 King’s Bench Walk (Kenneth Zucker QC).
Areas Of Experience Include
- Commercial agreements
- Franchising agreements
- Financial regulation
- Jurisdiction across borders
- Professional negligence
- Sale of goods
- Business tenancies
- Joint ventures
- Landlord & tenant
- Registered land
- Restrictive covenants
- Vendor & purchaser
- Ad hoc contracts
- All-weather surfaces
- Defective design & construction
- Performance bonds
- Residential, commercial and industrial premises
- Standard form contracts
- Welding standards