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

Position

Mediator with IPOS Mediation, The Mediation Chambers. Full time lawyer-neutral, construction adjudicator and Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. Barrister at Law. One of the most sought-after mediators in the UK with a settlement success rate well above the industry average.

Alistair’s straight-talking, imaginative style has led to resolution across all types of civil and commercial disputes, from modest claims to complex multi-party cases of up to £35 million in value. Very good at building rapport and confidence in the process; very easy to engage with.

Mediates all civil and commercial disputes (except matrimonial) as well as political and community conflicts. Particular specialisms include construction and engineering, insurance, professional negligence, land, commercial contract, fraud, banking, agricultural, inheritance and employment.  Recent mediations have included £20m construction dispute in Dubai, £8m minority shareholder dispute, fintech product dispute (IP and shareholder dispute) valued at £10m.

Career

Qualified as a mediator in 2006. Qualified as a solicitor in 1989 and solicitor-advocate (all courts) in 2005.
Transferred to Bar in 2017
Most of legal career spent with DAC Beachcroft legacy firms, specialising in construction and insurance
Developed mediation practice alongside legal practice and became full time mediator in 2014. CIArb-qualified construction adjudicator. Fellow of CIArb. Have undertaken in excess of 500 mediations
Owner and manager of Pye Resolve Limited.

Languages

Limited Spanish and French

Memberships

FCIArb, Society for Construction Law, Member of the Bar (called to Middle Temple 2017), Adjudication Society

Education

1982 Sussex University BA (Hons) 2:1 English and Philospophy
1985 Bristol Polytechnic Law Society Common Professional Examination – distinction
1986 Bristol Polytechnic Law Society Final Examination
Solicitor Advocate (all courts) 2002
London School of Mediation Accredited Mediator 2006
Chartered Institute of Arbitrators Construction Adjudicator 2011

Lawyer Rankings

London > Dispute resolution > Mediators

(Mediators)

Alistair PyeIPOS Mediation

(Hall of Fame)

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Alistair Pye – IPOS Mediation 

Brilliant both for virtual and in-person mediations‘, IPOS Mediation‘s Alistair Pyequickly gets to the nub of the issues and pushes clients to understand the true strengths and weaknesses in their case. Direct in his approach, he swiftly builds a rapport with clients, and gives clients the sense that he is genuinely invested in achieving a fair resolution‘. During 2021, Pye conducted 62 mediations, receiving regular appointments from Magic Circle and leading litigation firms; and approximately 30% of his appointments are construction/engineering-related, while many are multi-party claims. The remainder of Pye’s practice includes inheritance disputes (often within the farming community), insurance coverage matters, property and land disputes, and employment, partnership and shareholder claims.

Alistair Pye – IPOS Mediation 

Brilliant both for virtual and in-person mediations‘, IPOS Mediation‘s Alistair Pyequickly gets to the nub of the issues and pushes clients to understand the true strengths and weaknesses in their case. Direct in his approach, he swiftly builds a rapport with clients, and gives clients the sense that he is genuinely invested in achieving a fair resolution‘. During 2021, Pye conducted 62 mediations, receiving regular appointments from Magic Circle and leading litigation firms; and approximately 30% of his appointments are construction/engineering-related, while many are multi-party claims. The remainder of Pye’s practice includes inheritance disputes (often within the farming community), insurance coverage matters, property and land disputes, and employment, partnership and shareholder claims.