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Bill Marsh

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Commercial Mediator

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William (“Bill”) Marsh is one of the UK’s most experienced commercial mediators. Involved full-time in mediation since 1991, and independently rated by Chambers Directory as “…one of the greats…”, he has successfully mediated a wide cross-section of commercial disputes. International recognition has led Bill to be featured at the top of the most highly regarded individuals in the World list in The International Who’s Who of Commercial Mediation 2014. Operating both in the UK and internationally, his mediation practice has included disputes and parties from numerous countries including UK, Ireland, India,  Cayman Islands, France, Switzerland, Belgium, Spain, Italy, Greece, Lebanon, Tunisia, Nigeria, Ghana, USA, Canada, Australia, Japan, China, Russia, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Bahrain, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and South Africa.  Parties have included individuals, private companies and firms, public companies, public bodies/authorities, and national governments.  His mediations cover a broad cross-section of commercial disputes, and range from relatively modest to multi-billion pound in value.

Before becoming a mediator, Bill practised as a solicitor in the UK and Paris, handling international and domestic corporate and commercial matters (acquisitions and disposals, flotations, partnerships, commercial agreements, joint ventures, agency and distribution arrangements, insolvency, etc.).

He was for 11 years (until February 2002) Executive Director of CEDR.  He has also worked with some of the major ADR organisations in Australia, Hong Kong, Singapore, Netherlands, France, Austria, Russia, Slovakia, Romania, Bulgaria and Canada.

He is the founder and director of Conflict Management International, a leading private consulting firm advising governments and businesses on the effective handling and resolution of conflicts and disputes.

 

Member

·         Distinguished Fellow of International Academy of Mediators

·         PIM Senior Mediator

·         Panel Mediator for Singapore International Mediation Centre

·         CEDR Solve mediator

·         Mediator for CMAP (Centre de Mediation et d'Arbitrage de Paris), and speaks French

·         ICC Mediator and Member of ICC’s ADR Commission

·         Court of Appeal Panel Mediator

·         International Panel Mediator CPR Institute for Dispute Resolution

·         International Mediation Institute Certified Mediator

·         Member of IMI’s Independent Standards Commission

·         Law Society

·         Advisory Board Member, UK All-Party Parliamentary Group on Conflict Issues

·         Adjunct Professor, Hong Kong Shue Yan University

·         CMC Registered Mediator


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Independent Mediators' 'thoroughly recommended' Bill Marsh is 'excellent; he combines a strong intellect with a pragmatic, commercial manner, and deals with difficult and highly sensitive situations with pragmatism, tact and good humour'. Marsh's mediation practice covers a broad range of commercial disputes (both UK and internationally), including commercial contracts, product liability, insurance and reinsurance, and professional negligence claims. Additional areas of expertise include shareholder, sports, medical negligence, pensions, IT and shipping disputes.

Within: Mediators - ranked: tier 1

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