Christine Bowyer-Jones

Christine Bowyer-Jones

Solicitor, MA (Oxon) London
Membership Status: Mediator

Results and Memberships

Feedback score: 0 League table position: Awaiting feedback Total Mediations undertaken: 8 Member Level: Junior Mediator

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General Information

Overview

Christine is an  ADR Group Accredited Civil and Commercial Mediator.She has also trained as a Workplace and Employment mediator with the London School of Mediation. A litigation solicitor by training, she has many years’ experience resolving disputes across a wide range of areas including commercial and contract, sport, employment, construction, property and landlord and tenant.  

Mediation Experience

Since becoming an accredited mediator in 2009, Christine has mediated a wide range of civil and commercial claims of all sizes, including disputes involving:

·Contractual and commercial claims

·Property

·Landlord and tenant

·Building and construction

·Sport

Christine acts as a mediator coach for TalkingWorks, a charity dedicated to providing training in mediation skills to sixth-form students.

Personal style

Christine is quickly able to grasp the detail of complex cases and the issues involved in a dispute. Her wide experience, both legal and non-legal, means that she brings a pragmatic and commercial approach to the mediation as well as a legal perspective. She is calm and professional in her approach and immediately able to win the confidence of the parties and put them at their ease.

Feedback

‘You did an amazing job’

‘I am seriously impressed with your skills as a mediator’

'Thank you for all your help; you made everyone in the room feel at ease and comfortable with the proceedings’

‘Without you acting as a catalyst we would never have got to the point of agreement’

‘I found the whole process logical and well managed’

‘An excellent mediator’

‘Approachable but plain speaking’

‘Struck a good balance between being impartial but also steering the parties as to the possible areas of risk’

Professional experience

Christine qualified as a solicitor in 1985 and practised for many years as a commercial and property litigator and also as an employment and sports lawyer. She is currently a partner in Hewitsons LLP and head of their London office which trades under the name of Hewitson Moorhead. She was previously joint managing partner of Moorhead James LLP, a firm she co-founded in 1992. Hewitsons and Moorhead James merged in 2015.

Her professional experience includes:

  • Sports disputes and anti-doping

  • Employment and workplace

  • Discrimination and harassment

  • Contractual disputes, including high value and commercial

  • Property and Landlord and Tenant

  • Building and Construction

  • Professional negligence

  • Partnership disputes

  • Family trusts, wills and probate

Professional qualifications:

Solicitor, admitted 1985

Civil and Commercial Mediator, 2009

Workplace and Employment Mediator, 2016

Judicial appointments

2013 – 2016: Judicial Officer for the RFU (hearing anti-doping cases and appeals)

Non-Legal Experience

2000 -2003:   Trustee of KIDS (national charity supporting children with special needs and their families)

2006 – 2008: Chair of the Parents’ Association at a local Primary School

2015 – 2016: Non-Executive Director (Legal), National Ice Skating Association

Location

Christine operates from offices in London, Cambridge, Northampton and Milton Keynes and is available to travel anywhere in the UK to conduct mediations.

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History

History
  • Date

    Nature of dispute

    Outcome

  • Commercial
    Outcome: Settled
  • Sport
    Outcome: Settled
  • Construction
    Outcome: Settled
  • Commercial
    Outcome: Settled
  • Civil
    Outcome: Did Not Settle
  • Contract
    Outcome: Settled
  • Landord and tenant
    Outcome: Did Not Settle
  • Landlord and tenant
    Outcome: Did Not Settle

Insurance

Insurance
  • Insurance Provider QBE Insurance
  • Certificate Status Certificate on file
  • Expiry Date 31 March 2017
  • Level of Cover 3000000

CPD & Training

CPD & Training
  • Mediation Training Provider ADR Group
  • Date Qualified as Mediator 23 November 2009
  • Training Certificate Download PDF

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