Effective dispute resolution
As you will know, it is not uncommon for two or more staff members to not get on. However, if their relationship is having an adverse impact on your business, you need to act. Often, mediation can help.
Never heard of, or tried, mediation?
Mediation is a cost-effective way of trying to resolve conflict. It involves an impartial third party (the mediator) exploring, and helping to resolve, the issues between the parties. In the context of the workplace, this involves helping them find a way in which they can continue to work together effectively.
As well as being a Solicitor, Chris is an experienced mediator, whose mediation skills have been accredited by the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR). As a mediator, Chris uses his interpersonal skills to help resolve conflict.
Some words from our happy clients
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"Chris is a delight to work with - a genuine partner. I quickly came to trust his detailed and thoughtful professional advice. Chris is hugely responsive, energetic and committed to the best outcome possible", Ann, HR, FTSE 100, London
"Chris is very knowledgeable, honest and professional and went above and beyond what I would have expected with the support and advice he provided to me. I would highly recommend him without hesitation", Lisa, North West
"Chris is able to understand issues quickly and give prompt, accurate and honest advice in employment disputes, leading to a speedy and satisfactory resolution for all parties. He is extremely professional, always making time to be available for any questions and I have no hesitation in recommending his services", Gary, North West
"From the moment I met Chris he came across as knowledgeable, supportive and detailed. He always put me at ease and whenever I had any further questions or queries nothing was too much trouble. Incredibly attentive", Andrew, Operations, FTSE 100, London
"Chris... is a knowledgeable and pragmatic employment lawyer, who built up a strong working relationship with myself and my HR Business Partner colleagues. He ran some great training sessions for our teams to up skill business partners in employment law. Great to work along side with", Iwan, HR, FTSE 100, London
"Chris is very professional and very knowledgeable in his field. He plans his strategy carefully and thinks ahead of every action while consulting with client. I definitely recommend this young solicitor as he definitely knows what he is doing", Kiavash, Birmingham
"I would always recommend Chris to provide a thorough and professional service. I would not hesitate to approach Chris for future work", Chloe, HR, North West
"I recently worked with Chris on an Employment Tribunal case, which we won. Chris has a great manner, friendly, approachable and open. He is extremely knowledgeable and meticulous in his work. It was an absolute pleasure to work with him. Thank you", Gayle, Operations, FTSE 100, London
"As a small business we outsource all of our HR to Chris and his team. They are 24/7 and superb in their diligent, careful and intelligent counsel. I commend Chris wholeheartedly", John, Business Owner, Cheshire/London
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