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Andrew Paton

Independent Mediators Limited

  • Mediator
  • CMC Registered Mediator
  • 01/01/1990

  • London
  • International Dispute Resolution Centre
    70 Fleet Street
    City of London
    EC4Y 1EU


Andrew has over 35 years dispute resolution experience and is a highly respected practitioner widely recognised as a leader for large commercial claims. Andrew was accredited by ADR Net in 1990 and by CEDR in 1993. He has mediated in excess of 1200 cases.
Andrew is a former partner at Pinsent Masons. Initially he had a fairly general practice incorporating property, construction and general commercial litigation before developing an interest in professional indemnity insurance. He took over management of the Insurance Litigation Group at his firm in 1995 continuing through to 2003 when he moved to an in-house role being responsible for dealing with claims and complaints and handling all professional indemnity insurance matters. Whilst with Pinsent Masons he took on 60 mediations per year.
He is a former director of ADR Net Ltd; founder member of PIM (Senior Mediators), was Chairman of the Association of Midland Mediators for 12 years ending in 2012 and served on the CEDR training faculty from 1993 to 2005.
He is listed in the top tiers of both Chambers & Partners and Legal 500. He is also listed in the international directory, Who’s Who Legal: Mediation.
Andrew brings with him to mediations conspicuous energy and enthusiasm and also has a sense of humour that, when appropriate, can be used to get past obstacles standing in the way of progress.
Please visit Independent Mediators website (address above) for full CV.

Specialist Type

  • Mediator