Michael Dawson

Michael Dawson

FRICS, MCIOB, ACII, FCILA, FUEDI-ELAE, Accredited Mediator North West (Manchester)
Membership Status: Mediator

Results and Memberships

Total Mediations Undertaken: 71 Thumbs-up Rating: πŸ‘ 75% Member Level: Elite Mediator

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Profile

General Information
  • A uniquely qualified professional with expertise in construction, insurance and general commercial matters
  • A Chartered Quantity Surveyor and Chartered Loss Adjuster as well as an Accredited Mediator
  • Trained in mediation by Jonathan Dingle and Judith Kelbie of Clerksroom in January 2008
  • Over 40 years experience of negotiations, claims and dispute resolution
  • Quiet manner but extremely diligent and focussed yet flexible during mediations
  • Available for instruction throughout the UK and EU
  • In addition to the commercial mediations listed, over 80 community mediations have been conducted, making a total of over 150 mediations completed.
  • Michael's mediation experience includes construction, boundary, landlord/tenant, probate, workplace, insurance and general commercial disputes
  • "The mediator did everything that was asked of him and could not be faulted"
  • "The matter was dealt with professionally and well"
  • "My clients were very pleased that the matter was resolved, and very grateful to you for your assistance. I would have no hesitation in recommending your services or using you again should the need arise."
  • "Mike mediated the dispute well......... This was a difficult dispute where emotions were running high on one side in particular, and we would certainly not have reached a settlement without Mike's hard work."
  • "Excellent work in managing to achieve a very swift and straightforward resolution. Great work."
  • "Many thanks for your assistance. You've been such an amazing help."
  • "Many thanks for your services."
  • "You've been such a great help to us"
  • "Can I say a very big thank you ....for your very professional and sympathetic session today"

Background

Michael qualified as a Chartered Quantity Surveyor and Chartered Builder whilst working for 14 years for a number of contractors including Fairclough Civil Engineering, Sir Alfred McAlpine, Henry Boot Construction and Briggs Amasco (part of the Tarmac Group) on a variety of building and civil engineering projects across the North of England.

In 1987 he moved into loss adjusting where he additionally qualified as a Chartered Insurance Practitioner, Chartered Loss Adjuster and European Loss Adjusting Expert whilst remaining involved with building and civil engineering through the medium of insurance claims. 

Actively involved in negotiation, contractual disputes and claims for over 40 years, Michael has a quiet but confident manner in mediations and is able to relate to people at all levels.  He is a firm believer in the use of mediation to resolve all manner of disputes.

Based in North West England, Michael is prepared to travel anywhere in the UK and EU to mediate any disputes where his construction, insurance and general commercial skills and knowledge may be of use. His immediate locality includes Greater Manchester, Lancashire, Cheshire, Merseyside and West Yorkshire.

Education:

Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors

Member of the Chartered Institute of Building

Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute

Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Loss Adjusters

European Loss Adjusting Expert – FUEDI ELAE

Accredited Mediator trained with Clerksroom. 

Hobbies / Interests: 

Skiing, running, gym training, hill walking, DIY, wood-turning, computers.

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Q1 (8.64)
Q2 (7.30)
Q3 (8.73)
Q4 (9.18)
Q5 (9.17)
Q6 (8.82)
Q7 (8.45)
Q8 (8.45)
Q9 (8.91)
Q10 (8.27)

History

History
  • Date

    Nature of dispute

    Outcome

  • Property / party wall
    Outcome: Settled
  • Property / construction
    Outcome: Settled
  • Boundary
    Outcome: Settled
  • Commercial
    Outcome: Settled
  • Construction
    Outcome: Settled
  • Construction
    Outcome: Settled
  • Commercial
    Outcome: Settled
  • Commercial
    Outcome: Settled
  • Commercial
    Outcome: Settled
  • Commercial
    Outcome: Settled
  • Commercial
    Outcome: Settled
  • Commercial
    Outcome: Settled
  • Commercial
    Outcome: Settled
  • Landlord / tenant
    Outcome: Settled
  • Landlord / tenant
    Outcome: Settled
  • Landlord / tenant
    Outcome: Settled
  • Construction dispute
    Outcome: Settled
  • Landlord / tenant
    Outcome: Settled
  • Landlord / tenant
    Outcome: Did Not Settle
  • Landlord / tenant
    Outcome: Settled
  • Landlord / tenant
    Outcome: Settled
  • Landlord / tenant
    Outcome: Settled
  • Landlord / tenant
    Outcome: Did Not Settle
  • Landlord / tenant
    Outcome: Settled
  • Landlord / tenant
    Outcome: Settled
  • Landlord / tenant
    Outcome: Settled
  • Construction
    Outcome: Settled
  • Landlord / tenant
    Outcome: Did Not Settle
  • Workplace
    Outcome: Settled
  • Construction
    Outcome: Settled
  • Construction
    Outcome: Settled
  • Landlord / tenant
    Outcome: Did Not Settle
  • Housing Disrepair
    Outcome: Settled after date
  • Landlord / tenant
    Outcome: Settled
  • Landlord / tenant
    Outcome: Settled
  • Landlord / tenant
    Outcome: Settled
  • Construction
    Outcome: Settled
  • Breach of contract
    Outcome: Adjourned
  • Property
    Outcome: Settled
  • Landlord / tenant
    Outcome: Settled
  • Property
    Outcome: Settled
  • Workplace
    Outcome: Settled
  • Landlord / tenant
    Outcome: Settled
  • Construction dispute
    Outcome: Settled
  • Property dispute
    Outcome: Did Not Settle
  • Construction dispute
    Outcome: Settled
  • Workplace
    Outcome: Settled
  • Workplace
    Outcome: Partial Settlement
  • Workplace
    Outcome: Settled
  • Boundary
    Outcome: Settled
  • Construction
    Outcome: Settled
  • Building
    Outcome: Settled after date
  • Boundary
    Outcome: Did Not Settle
  • Construction
    Outcome: Settled after date
  • Construction Β£5m
    Outcome: Settled after date
  • Workplace
    Outcome: Settled
  • Construction
    Outcome: Settled
  • Workplace
    Outcome: Settled
  • Workplace
    Outcome: Settled
  • Commercial
    Outcome: Settled
  • Employment
    Outcome: Settled
  • Probate
    Outcome: Settled
  • Commercial
    Outcome: Settled after date
  • Boundary
    Outcome: Settled
  • Commercial-building
    Outcome: Settled
  • Boundary
    Outcome: Settled
  • Commercial-building
    Outcome: Settled
  • Landlord / tenant
    Outcome: Settled
  • Injury
    Outcome: Settled
  • Injury
    Outcome: Did Not Settle
  • Construction
    Outcome: Settled

Insurance

Insurance
  • Insurance Provider Hiscox Underwriting Limited
  • Certificate Status Certificate on file
  • Expiry Date 2 June 2018
  • Level of Cover 1000000

CPD & Training

CPD & Training
  • Mediation Training Provider Clerksroom
  • Date Qualified as Mediator 5 March 2008
  • Training Certificate Download PDF

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