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Nick Parker

Civil and Commercial Mediator

   

Practice Overview

Nick is a highly experienced mediator (over 100 cases), and regularly mediates a wide range of commercial and civil disputes across the UK with a high rate of settlement.  

Nick has mediated disputes of a wide range of values and subject matter including: contractual disputes; property disputes; goods and services disputes (including product liability); employment issues (particularly restrictive covenant cases); shareholder, director and partnership disputes; intellectual property; construction disputes; Wills / Inheritance and trust (including TOLATA) disputes.

Nick aims to adopt a positive and friendly approach with the parties and their representatives from the outset (including a pre-mediation call with the adviser). Nick works with parties to understand their case, their interests and focuses on the outcome that they want to achieve. He will work hard to get them there and is prepared to work late or follow up after the mediation day to make progress if needed. He is able to adapt his style to the type of case and party as appropriate.

Nick's long and wide professional experience enables him to bring a fully rounded view of the dispute process and he is not afraid to challenge perceptions and make suggestions where necessary. He also has wide practical and commercial insight from legal and experience as a business owner that can be especially useful in the problem solving process in mediation.

 

Professional Background

Nick is a Partner and has headed up the Dispute Resolution Department at a leading law firm based in Cardiff since 1996. Nick is named as a ‘Leading Individual’ in Legal 500. In his legal practice, Nick conducts a varied caseload, dealing predominantly with disputes for businesses throughout the UK and abroad. He therefore has wide experience of advising clients in all methods of dispute resolution and is regarded for his commerciality and practicality.

As well as holding a law degree, Nick also holds a Master’s Degree in Advanced Litigation and also sits as a Deputy District Judge. He also lectures to solicitors on legal training courses. 

 

Personal Interests

Nick is married with three daughters, lives in Cardiff and is an avid supporter of Wolverhampton Wanderers Football Club.

 

Areas of Specialism

  • Commercial
  • Company
  • Construction
  • Contract
  • Employment
  • Inheritance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Partnership
  • Property
  • Shareholder Dispute
  • Trusts
  • Wills and Probate



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General Office Enquiries
020 3600 5050
info@adrgroup.co.uk

Office Hours
Monday to Thursday - 9.00am to 5.30pm
Friday - 9.00am to 5.00pm

Out of Office Contact
Mark Belford +44 7703 308 923


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