Mark Jackson-Stops trained as a mediator in 1994 and founded In Place of Strife, The Mediation Chambers, in the following year. He is on the mediation panel of the Court of Appeal, was a founding board member of the Civil Mediation Council, is a fellow of the International Academy of Mediators and a member emeritus of PIM Senior Mediators. When in practice as a chartered surveyor, his experience covered property development and finance, landlord and tenant negotiations, property investment and management, and valuation. He held appointments as an expert valuer in a number of professional negligence cases and also acted as a Receiver under the Law of Property Act.
Mark mediates disputes covering a wide range of subject matters both nationally in the UK and internationally.
Mark Jackson-Stops is one of the busiest and most experienced mediators working in the UK, having conducted over 1400 mediations. With considerable business experience, Mr. Jackson-Stops is or has been a non-executive director of a number of companies involved in nursing homes, property development and investment, and public houses. "Exceptionally good at geting to the nub of disputes""Inventive mediator of enormous skill"Sensitive, balanced and focused""Widely recognised for his strong communication skills"Tenacious mediating style". "The best commercial dealmaker in the market." Chambers Guide to the Legal Profession, 2001-17
Mr. Jackson-Stops qualified as a chartered surveyor in 1973 and spent more than twenty years in private practice before becoming a full-time mediator in the 1990s. He trained as a mediator in the UK and was accredited by CEDR, and also with USA&M, then one of the largest US mediation practices, in Houston and El Paso, Texas. Mr. Jackson-stops is an alumnus of the Program for the Instruction of Lawyers, 2001, at Harvard Law School under Professor Roger Fisher.
Commercial, Construction, Defamation, Employment, Financial, Franchising, Insurance, It, Mortgage, Partnership, Patents, Pensions, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, Rights Of Way, Shareholder Disputes, Taxation