Here we recognise 22 practitioners who are highly experienced in devising strategies and advising clients in commercially focused alternative dispute resolution.
Most Highly Regarded
Independent mediator Joanna Kalowski has “always been an amazing mediator” with a wealth of experience in cases relating to the environment, as well as commercial and public infrastructure projects.
Alan Limbury at Strategic Resolution garners plaudits for his “deep engagement with all parties” and “unmatched negotiation skills”.
Rosemary Howell possesses “profound insight and wisdom” and draws praise for her “adept ability to help parties to unpack concerns”, and the way she channels her “insight to facilitate excellent decision-making”.
Angela Bowne SC of Denman Chambers is distinguished as an “excellent mediator” thanks to her commercially astute strategy in disputes.
Jeremy Gormly SC receives glowing praise for “having been part of many landmark cases”. Peers note, “Everyone thinks he’s wonderful.”
Independent mediator Ian Hanger AM QC is endorsed as “a top-flight mediator” with peers effusing, “People love him.” The add: “He is exquisite when high political stakes are involved.”
Shirli Kirschner of Resolve Advisors is “a key adviser” and “an incredibly intelligent, persuasive and creative professional who is truly passionate about her craft”.
Michael Klug AM at Clayton Utz has a stellar reputation for his impressive profile, which encompasses the full gamut of high-profile commercial disputes.
Khory McCormick at Bartley Cohen “quickly cuts to the key aspects of the dispute, gains the trust of all the parties and then moves towards a resolution effectively”.
Harold Werksman of Thomson Geer is a leading mediator who is highly knowledgeable in disputes concerning trade practices and contract interpretation.
Robert Angyal SC at 6 St James’ Hall is regarded as a “top-notch mediator who really understands the benefits of the process and brings a very rigorous mind to the area”.
Gerald (Tony) Fitzgerald AC QC of New Chambers is lauded as a “tremendously successful mediator with a fabulous brain” who “always achieves excellent outcomes”.
Kathryn Howard at Hall & Wilcox is a seasoned expert who is “extremely knowledgeable” and regularly provides stellar solutions for her clients.
Andrew Stephenson of Corrs Chambers Westgarth is a well-established practitioner who possesses stunning alternative dispute resolution expertise.