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Phillip Howell-Richardson

Independent Mediators Limited

  • Mediator
  • ADR Group
  • 01/01/1991

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


Phillip is one of the UK’s most experienced and widely respected mediators. He has over 29 years experience of mediating the most complex cases in the UK and internationally. He first became an accredited mediator with ADR Group in 1991 and subsequently became their chairman for 14 years. He is also an accredited mediator with CEDR.
Phillip became a full-time independent mediator in 2005. At the same time he became a consultant in ADR with KWM SJ Berwin LLP, who had a worldwide reputation for leadership in mediation and ADR and was head of their ADR Unit. In 2010 he joined Independent Mediators as a full-time mediator.
Cases mediated include but are not limited to: commercial contracts, international disputes, finance and banking, fraud, insurance, professional negligence, insolvency, engineering, oil and gas, property, intellectual property, sport, employment, environment claims and group actions.
He is listed in the top tiers of both the Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners as well as featuring in the international directory Who’s Who Legal: Mediation.
He was one of the first European mediators to be invited to join the International Academy of Mediators as a Fellow and became a board member. He is a mediation Fellow of the CIArb.
Phillip was a Partner in Morgan Cole for 23 years and led their commercial litigation group for 12 years as well as serving as a member of the firm’s main board.
Please visit Independent Mediators website (address above) for full CV.

Specialist Type

  • Mediator