About Fairlead Mediation

Our commercial and civil mediators in Leicester are experienced solicitors who practice in the field of dispute resolution.  They are also accredited civil and commercial mediators.

A fairlead is a device found in nautical applications which guides a line rope or cable round an object. At Fairlead Mediation our philosophy is to guide parties in dispute to a resolution that all concerned can live with.

About the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution

The Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution or CEDR is a London based mediation and alternative dispute resolution body which was founded as a non-profit organisation in 1990. CEDR is pre-eminent in the field of mediation seeking to promote mediation, provide dispute resolution services, provide training and accreditation of mediators and to provide consultancy.  As well as being experienced solicitors with extensive experience in the field of dispute resolution our mediators have undergone training with and on completion of that training have been accredited by CEDR.


Our head of mediation

Tim Bennett

With over 25 years experience of commercial and civil dispute resolution Tim has a wide practice area for both business clients and private individuals and he regularly represents clients at mediation. Tim has a particular interest in cases relating to professional negligence and contentious probate and is a member of the Professional Negligence Lawyers Association and the Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists.

Please see Tim’s mediator profile.


Tim is a highly skilled and subtle negotiator and used his skills to good effect to move the process forward constructively.

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