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

Position

Andrew is a highly sought after commercial mediator with a high success rate.

As a deal maker and former top-ranked GC, he has a sure grasp of the legal issues and is very commercial. He is pro-active and knows how to run a deal. He is particularly good at managing hostile parties, engendering trust and confidence, and driving the process through to settlement. His reality testing can be rigorous. He knows when to coax or probe, and when to switch tactics to keep the mediation moving.

Andrew handles a wide range of commercial and insurance related cases. For PLCs but also for SMEs, Public Sector organisations and law firms.

Andrew is also known for mediating:

  • Partnership/Shareholder, Probate & Family Business, PN, Discrimination, Entertainment, Media, Art & Sport, Copyright & Reputation Management
  • Highly charged commercial cases for high profile organisations and individuals
  • Sensitive pre-action cases to prevent disputes escalating, and for
  • Brokering complex multi-party, multi-interest negotiations with UK and International partners, including at the British Film Commission’s behest, securing agreement over the UK Film Industry’s Producer/Union ‘Terms of Trade’ for all blockbuster films that shoot in the UK.

Andrew is regularly instructed by leading London and national law firms. 

Career

1983-85 Taylor Wessing:

1985: Qualified as Solicitor

1983-1992: Mishcon de Reya (Partner, aged 28)

1993-98: Channel 4: Head of Business Affairs. Management Committee Member

1998-2003: FilmFour: Co-Founder & Director

2003-2010: Head of Legal & Business Affairs: Qwerty Films & Momentum (now eOne), Richard Attenborough’s Executive Producer

2006: Accredited as a Mediator

Recent Publications: include chapters on mediation for the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners’, Business Families and Family Businesses’, Lexis Nexis’ ‘Singapore International Arbitration: Law and Practice’ and OUP’s EU Mediation Law & Practice.

Languages

English

Memberships

As mediator: WIPO, Sports Resolutions.

As arbitrator: WIPO, IFTA.

Expert Adjudicator: ODA

British Screen Advisory Council, Royal Television Society, Law in Sport, Bafta, MCC & CMC

Education

1974-78: St Paul’s, London

1979-82: Warwick Law LLB: 2.1

1982-83: College of Law, Chester

Lawyer Rankings

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Andrew Hildebrand – IPOS Mediation

Andrew Hildebrand – IPOS Mediation 

A definite first-choice mediator‘, Andrew Hildebrand at IPOS Mediation is ‘extremely emotionally intelligent and gifted at reading the room. He knows both when to be receptive to the client’s concerns, and when to push and challenge the client‘. Hildebrand is a highly respected entertainment, sports and licensing mediator, whose track record includes high-profile cases involving Hollywood studios, broadcasters, rights owners, agents, managers, distributors and producers (among others). He additionally mediates disputes between businesses, as well as conflicts within businesses, including between partners, shareholders and family members.

Andrew Hildebrand – IPOS Mediation 

A definite first-choice mediator‘, Andrew Hildebrand at IPOS Mediation is ‘extremely emotionally intelligent and gifted at reading the room. He knows both when to be receptive to the client’s concerns, and when to push and challenge the client‘. Hildebrand is a highly respected entertainment, sports and licensing mediator, whose track record includes high-profile cases involving Hollywood studios, broadcasters, rights owners, agents, managers, distributors and producers (among others). He additionally mediates disputes between businesses, as well as conflicts within businesses, including between partners, shareholders and family members.