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IPOS Mediation
THE INTERNATIONAL DISPUTE RESOLUTION CENTRE
1 Paternoster Lane
LONDON
EC4M 7BQ
England

Position

Full time professional arbitrator and mediator since 2003 handling a wide variety of international cases specialising in maritime law, international trade and transportation, insurance and reinsurance, oil and gas, energy, international finance and banking, joint ventures, international distributorship and franchise, information technology and telecommunications, pharmaceuticals, and all types of commercial and international disputes.

Cases involve complex issues, cross border disputes, disputes with an international flavour and high value disputes. Many involve technical issues of a trade, engineering or scientific nature.

Career

2003 to Present: Professional Commercial/International Mediator and Arbitrator;

1997 to 2003: Barrister, 3 Verulam Buildings, Gray’s Inn, London;

1980 to 1997: Barrister, 20 Essex Street (formerly 3 Essex Court), Temple, London; 2012: Certified by IMI and SIMI as Qualified Mediator for Cross-Border Disputes;

2005/2015: Advanced Mediator training (MATA) (Senior Mediator);

1998: Diploma in International Commercial Arbitration (Distinction) – Chartered Institute of Arbitrators;

1998: Chartered Arbitrator (CIA);

1995: CEDR accredited Mediator;

1995: Academy of Experts accredited Mediator (QDR)

1993: Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb).

Languages

English

Memberships

Distinguished Fellow of the International Academy of Mediators (IAM)

Panel Member of ICC (International Chamber of Commerce

Panel Member of LCIA (London Chamber of International Arbitration)

Panel Member of CPR (New York) – Panel for Distinguished International Arbitrators and Mediators

Panel Member of ICDR/AAA (Main International Panel and Oil & Gas Panel)

Panel Member of The Singapore Mediation Centre (SMC)

Panel Member of Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC)

Panel Member of The Singapore Chamber of Maritime Arbitration (SCMA)

Full Member of LMAA (London Maritime Arbitrators Association)

Member of Lamport Hall Group

Member of The Baltic Exchange

Education

LLB (Lon) 1974

Barrister-at-Law 1978

FCIArb (1993)

Diploma in international commercial arbitration (distinction) – Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (1998);

Qualified mediator (1995);

Advanced mediator training (MATA) (2005); IMI Certification for cross-border disputes (2012)

SIMI Certification (2015)

Lawyer Rankings

London > Dispute resolution > Mediators

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Elizabeth Birch – IPOS Mediation

Elizabeth Birch – IPOS Mediation 

IPOS Mediation‘s Elizabeth Birch, who is also a member of 3 Verulam Buildings, has been mediating commercial and international disputes since 1995. Birch is particularly well known for the mediation of maritime, commercial, insurance and reinsurance disputes.

Elizabeth Birch – IPOS Mediation 

IPOS Mediation‘s Elizabeth Birch, who is also a member of 3 Verulam Buildings, has been mediating commercial and international disputes since 1995. Birch is particularly well known for the mediation of maritime, commercial, insurance and reinsurance disputes.