The Woolf reforms encouraged the early use of mediation to keep down costs. The knowledge and skills of the mediator are essential if an agreement satisfactory to all parties is to be achieved.
 
Our ADR accredited mediator, Jonathan Russell uses his skills to bring disputes to an amicable conclusion, whether by running in parallel with the normal case management process or by avoiding altogether the need to resort to the courts. He has been frequently asked to mediate in contractual disputes, patent and intellectual property disputes, partnership disputes, family, matrimonial and employment disputes.