Tim Hardy > IPOS Mediation > London, England > Lawyer Profile

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

Position

Exceptionally experienced former City litigator now practising as a full time Independent Mediator.  Regularly appointed to mediate all manner of complex Commercial, Corporate, Investor, Partnership and Financial Disputes such as:

A Shareholder Dispute between a private equity fund with a controlling interest in a publicly owned luxury fashion brand and the founder of the brand over the interpretation and enforceability of an agreement to sell the founder’s minority interest

Deadlocked Private Company equally owned by the founders who could not agree on the future strategy resolved by a staged redistribution of equity and a split of the business

Partnership Dispute between an international firm and a former partner claiming damages for misrepresentation, breach of duty of good faith and duress following an agreed termination on terms, which they subsequently discovered, were less favourable than those offered to others

Liquidator and Creditor disputing a substantial proof of debt related to an alleged Carousel VAT fraud perpetrated on the creditor

Investors in an African State in dispute relating to a claim for compensation for expropriation of their investments

Bank Business Support unit being sued by shareholders of a business financed by the bank and put into liquidation following a financial review of the business undertaken by a firm of accountants allegedly without authority

Career

Simmons and Simmons 1978 – 1980 Slaughter & May 1980 – 1986
CMS Cameron McKenna 1987 – 2018
Head of Commercial Litigation at CMS 1996 – 2017
Non-executive Director of CEDR 2002 – 2011
Chair/Member of CIArb Practice & Standards Committee 2012 – 2018
CPR European Advisory Board 2014 – 2018
LexisNexis Editorial Advisory Boards 2015 -2018
CIArb London Branch Committee 2017 – 2018

Languages

English

Memberships

American Bar Association
CEDR
CIArb
CPR
ICC
In Place of Strife, The Mediation Chambers
International Bar Association
JAMS
Law Society
LCIA

Education

LLM Advance Litigation (with distinction) 1996
CEDR Accredited Mediator 2001
Solicitor Advocate Higher Court (Civil Proceedings) 2002
PG Dip International Arbitration 2009
Fellowship Chartered Institute of Arbitrators 2011

Lawyer Rankings

London > Dispute resolution > Mediators

(Mediators)

Tim Hardy – IPOS Mediation

Tim Hardy – IPOS Mediation 

IPOS Mediation‘s Tim Hardy (a former commercial litigation team head at CMS) ‘stands out for his ability to ride out the emotions of the parties, and then guide them to a successful resolution‘. Hardy conducted 35 appointments during 2021, his mediation practice particularly focused on high-value and complex financial and commercial disputes.

Tim Hardy – IPOS Mediation 

IPOS Mediation‘s Tim Hardy (a former commercial litigation team head at CMS) ‘stands out for his ability to ride out the emotions of the parties, and then guide them to a successful resolution‘. Hardy conducted 35 appointments during 2021, his mediation practice particularly focused on high-value and complex financial and commercial disputes.