Property and Commercial Mediation


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A very patient, calm mediator, who quickly puts parties at ease and instils confidence."

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Has significant experience in mediating property & commercial disputes"

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A Leading Mediator

Simon Williams is experienced and well-regarded in property and commercial dispute mediation. He is a Fellow of the Civil Mediation Council and recommended as a leading mediator in the current edition of the Legal 500.

Simon has earned an excellent reputation for the successful mediation of disputes. In 2018 he was inducted into the Legal 500 Hall of Fame for his work as a mediator.

In 2021 he was appointed as a member of the panel of boundary dispute mediators maintained jointly by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and the Property Litigation Association (PLA).

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Calm, Purposeful & Practical Approach

Simon’s goal in all his mediations is to assist the parties to reach a lasting settlement of their dispute.

He has a calm yet purposeful approach and can be practical and pro-active where necessary. He is able quickly to assimilate new and complex material working to assist the parties to resolve their dispute efficiently and cost-effectively.

With over 30 years experience as a barrister in London, Simon brings to his mediations a wealth of dispute resolution experience and, where appropriate, a commercial edge.

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Property Mediation Property Mediation

It is helpful to have a mediator who is also a property professional assisting in the resolution of disputes in property mediation.

There are often many parties involved with a vested interest, all naturally inclined to different points of view.

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Simon will use his extensive experience and knowledge built up in his career as a barrister and mediator to help resolve a broad range of property disputes.

Property Disputes Settled by Mediation

  • Title, Boundaries
  • Easements
  • Covenants
  • Trusts of land
  • Nuisance
  • Conveyancing
  • Landlord and tenant (commercial, residential, agricultural)
  • Leasehold enfranchisement
  • Mortgages
  • Construction
  • Property-related insolvency

Commercial Mediation Commercial Mediation

In his capacity as a barrister Simon advises and acts on behalf of individuals and corporate clients in a variety of disputes. With his experience at the Bar he recognises that mediation can resolve potentially destructive disputes without the need for the resources involved in lengthy and costly legal proceedings.

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Commercial mediation has the potential for preserving or restoring relationships and at the very least results in a mutually agreeable solution, protecting the parties involved from the public scrutiny of legal proceedings.

Commercial Disputes Resolved by Mediation

  • Sale of goods
  • Supply of goods and services
  • Employment
  • Insurance
  • Partnerships
  • Securities
  • The management and control of companies
  • Professional Negligence

Remote Mediation

Whilst Simon would usually encourage parties in a mediation to be in the same building for the duration of the process, there are circumstances when this may not be convenient. This does not mean, however, that mediation cannot take place.

Using the online platform Zoom, Simon will lead you through the process as if you were face to face with him and, where appropriate, the other party or parties to the dispute.

Do not hesitate to make contact with Simon to discuss how remote mediation can help you to resolve your dispute.

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