About Mediation Resolution
Kevin Smyth is a full-time Civil/Commercial and Workplace Mediator having been trained and accredited as such by CEDR. He also acts as a Dispute Resolution Advisor.
Currently Kevin is a recommended member of CEDR’s Panel of UK Mediators and since 2003 he has also been an appointed member of the Court of Appeal’s Panel of Mediators. In April 2021 Kevin was made a Fellow of The Civil Mediation Council in recognition of his long association with the practise of mediation and engagement with UK mediation bodies and practitioners.
Kevin is a retired solicitor with 43 years of PQE during which he practised exclusively as a commercial and civil litigator.
For further details please download his Mediator’s CV. There you can read about the types of dispute he has mediated.
Testimonial received include the following:-
“Kevin was patient and yet kept everyone focused on the desirability of achieving a settlement. We all started poles apart...That a resolution was reached at all is not only a testament to the mediation process itself, but to Kevin's own skill.“
“Kevin was excellent as usual who deals with these disputes extremely well. He is sympathetic to the client and understands that settling the dispute will result in a release of stress and pressure. He facilitated a settlement and closure for everyone. We thought he was very good.“
“Kevin was 'brilliant'. He made me feel so comfortable and I hadn't expected to. I felt very comfortable going into the mediation. He had spent a lot of time the week before working with me and talking about the issues ... he brought gravitas and stopped the whole process from breaking down.“
“He is uniquely qualified to be a mediator. He was dedicated, organised, experienced and proficient.“
“... he was sensible, thoughtful and finally managed to broker an agreement when initially the parties were poles apart. He did a very professional job under difficult circumstances.“
“Thank you Kevin for your patience and incredible endurance in leading this matter to a positive outcome for all parties.“
“It was a privilege to witness your calm, measured, authoritative yet warm approach and your making of strategically correct decisions at every stage.“
"Kevin was 'brilliant'. He made me feel so comfortable and I hadn’t expected to. I felt very comfortable going into the mediation. He had spent a lot of time the week before working with me and talking about the issues... he brought gravitas and stopped the whole process from breaking down."
Mediation is one of a number of Alternative Dispute Resolution processes which is engaged in by parties to a dispute with the intent that such should be resolved without the need for either to be drawn into litigation or, if they have been already, be the subject of an adjudication at a trial.Learn more
Virtual Online Mediation
Thanks to the development of some sophisticated online technology created by ZOOM, since early 2020 it has been possible to replicate the face to face model by creating not only a virtual waiting room facility but also a series of virtual and totally secure private breakout rooms for the parties and the mediator ‘to occupy’.Learn more
Kevin Smyth shall be pleased to provide advice upon what other dispute resolution processes can be provided and which may be suitable. Similarly recommendations can be made as to where appropriate and competent legal advice can be readily obtained.Learn more
About Mediation Resolution
Kevin Smyth is a full-time Civil/Commercial and Workplace Mediator having been trained and accredited as such by CEDR. He also acts as a Dispute Resolution Advisor.Learn more