Nicholas Pryor

Nicholas Pryor
International Dispute Resolution Centre
70 Fleet Street
+44 20 7127 9223


Who's Who Legal Mediation

Nicholas has over 30 years’ experience and has mediated over 1,200 disputes.

He is a distinguished fellow of the International Academy of Mediators, and certified by both the Civil Mediation Council and the International Mediation Institute.

A former London solicitor with litigation experience since 1980, in private practice and in the Lloyd's market, he has been an independent commercial mediator for over 20 years, consistently ranked as one of the leading English and global mediators.

His courteous style builds excellent rapport with parties and allows him to keep the mediation moving forward. He is noted as empathetic, going above and beyond to achieve settlement. Parties describe him as highly experienced and excellent, with an astute grasp of the issues and their impact. He communicates clearly as to the requirements for a successful mediation and keeps impressive control over the progression of discussions. He is regarded as a good judge of mood, as knowledgeable on the matters in issue and the relevant law and able to make a contribution on the basis of his own previous legal expertise. He is frequently described as very personable, helping to make unpalatable compromises and decisions easier. Clients frequently comment on his combination of tact, skill and courtesy.

He has extensive experience of the successful mediation of disputes involving multiple parties, complex areas of fact or law, and high-value claims.

His experience includes matters such as: banking, commercial property, IT, construction and engineering, copyright, defamation, government, and public authorities, insolvency, insurance and reinsurance, intellectual property, oil and gas, partnerships, pensions, pharmaceuticals, professional negligence, shareholders' disputes, and telecommunications.

WWL says: Nicholas Pryor is considered “the consummate professional and a mediator’s mediator” by effusive respondents.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Commercial Mediation which can be purchased from our Shop.

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