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Tony Hughes

Hughes Enterprise Law Practice

  • Solicitor
  • SRA No 124399
  • 01/04/1981

  • South West and South Wales
  • Trym Lodge
    1 Henbury Road
    BS9 3HQ


Tony is an experienced dispute resolution lawyer with an acute understanding of the problems and pitfalls of the judicial system. He is a passionate advocate of the use of negotiation and mediation in the resolution of disputes and is particularly interested in the psychology of conflict resolution.
Tony was accredited as a mediator with the ADR Group in 1999 and since then acted as lead mediator, co-mediator, observer and party adviser in a wide range of mediations, specialising in the resolution of commercial disputes. He has lectured on the use of mediation, and has facilitated courses on mediation techniques for new and experienced mediators, including mediation training for Polish judges. In 2019 he was a judge in the UK Student Mediation Competition and in the University of the West of England Student mediation competition. He is currently Secretary of the Association of South West Mediators.
When not mediating, Tony runs his own legal practice which handles a wide range of commercial, corporate and employment disputes. He also been providing community mediation services and conflict coaching through Resolve West (formerly Bristol Mediation) since 2015.
MA (Oxon) Jurisprudence
Professional background and experience
Tony was awarded an Exhibition in Natural Science to read Law at University College, Oxford. Having obtained a law degree he qualified as a Solicitor with Burges Salmon in 1981. He eventually became an equity partner with Morgan Cole and was Head of Litigation at the Swansea office. He set up his own practice in 2006.
Mediation experience
Tony’s commercial, litigation and mediation experience covers a wide

Specialist Type

  • Mediator