Charles Powell > Freeths LLP > Nottingham, England > Lawyer Profile

Freeths LLP
CUMBERLAND COURT
80 MOUNT STREET
NOTTINGHAM
NG1 6HH
England

Work Department

Commercial dispute resolution/mediation/risk and compliance.

Position

Experienced mediator who has conducted more than 400 commercial mediations.  Deals with risk and compliance for the firm as well as a busy mediation practice.

Career

Trained Dodds Ashcroft; qualified 1984; Simpson Curtis 1984-1996, partner 1990; partner Shoosmiths 1996-2001; partner Freeths LLP 2001. Accredited ADR Group Mediator 1992, CEDR 1996; founder member Association of Midlands Mediators and Hexagon Mediation; Deputy District Judge.

Education

Nottingham High School; Sheffield University (LLB (Hons)).

Leisure

Leisure pursuits are mainly of the sporting variety: an enthusiastic but erratic golfer and a spectator at cricket, football and rugby. A member of the National Trust, the Guild of Freemen of the City of York and a past president of the Old Nottinghamians’ Society.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Dispute resolution > Mediators

(Mediators)

Charles PowellFreeths LLP

Freeths LLP‘s Charles Powell, who is also at In Place of Strife, is ‘an exceptional mediator‘. He ‘finds patches of common ground in battlefields littered with casualties‘ and ‘parties trust him to guide them towards a resolution because he understands the necessary ingredients for settlement and does not allow himself, or the parties, to become hung up on irrelevant aspects‘. Powell has over 20 years of mediation experience and has conducted over 500 commercial mediations; he specialises in commercial and partnership disputes, property and fire damage claims, professional negligence and banking and asset finance disputes.