Mr Rupert Bedford

Mr Rupert Bedford

BA (Hons), MA Southwest
Membership Status: Mediator

Results and Memberships

Total Mediations Undertaken: 3 Member Level: Junior Mediator Member Type: Non-exclusive Member

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General Information

Note - Rupert Bedford is currently unavailable for mediations until further notice. 



Rupert is a CMC Registered Mediator with a background of over 20 years as a practising Solicitor specialising in property litigation and dispute resolution.

Following his training and qualification as a Solicitor, Rupert worked in the civil litigation department of a respected London Law firm, conducting a varied caseload of property, personal injury and commercial litigation matters. Rupert subsequently set up his own practice and relocated to the Southwest, conducting a varied civil litigation caseload with a speciality in property dispute resolution. During this period Rupert also gained a Masters in Environmental Law and advised and assisted in a range of planning & environmental cases.

Recognising the value of pragmatism and compromise over the adversarial approach, Rupert went on to train with the London School of Mediation and is fully accredited by the Civil Mediation Council (CMC) to mediate in a wide range of civil and commercial disputes. No longer actively practising as a Solicitor Rupert now focuses exclusively on his mediation practice.

Why Choose Rupert

• CMC Registered
• Experienced Solicitor
• Calm, pragmatic, professional
• Specialist in Property Dispute Mediation

Areas of Expertise

Rupert specialises exclusively in Residential, Commercial and Agricultural Property mediations including;

  • Neighbours, Boundaries & easements
  • Rights of way and Adverse Possession
  • Property ownership disputes
  • Landlord, tenant and leaseholder disputes
  • Conveyancing disputes
  • Building disputes
  • Co-ownership disputes
  • Inheritance & family provision
  • Professional negligence claims
  • Insurance claims
  • Rural and agricultural land disputes
  • Planning & environmental disputes
  • Renewable energy projects

Rupert Says

“Bringing my 20+ years experience as a practising Solicitor to cut through the legal issues, I can save both parties a great deal of time, stress and expense by facilitating a constructive ‘common sense’ agreement that will allow all parties to move on and avoid excessive litigation. 

Rupert Bedford

Professional Background

Qualified as a Solicitor in 1993.
Masters Degree in Environmental Law in 1996.
Practising Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales for over 20 years.


  • Date

    Nature of dispute


  • TOLATA dispute
    Outcome: Settled
  • Property Dispute incl boundary and adverse possession
    Outcome: Settled
  • Neighbour Dispute including Boundary issues
    Outcome: Settled


  • Insurance Provider Towergate
  • Certificate Status Certificate on file
  • Expiry Date 1 September 2022
  • Level of Cover 1000000

CPD & Training

CPD & Training
  • Mediation Training Provider London School of Mediation
  • Date Qualified as Mediator 23 April 2021
  • Training Certificate Download PDF

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