Mr Paul Bennett

Mr Paul Bennett

LL.B (Hons) LL.M Cmgr FCMI Shrewsbury, Chester, Manchester and London
Membership Status: Mediator
Exclusive Mediator

Results and Memberships

Total Mediations Undertaken: 3 Member Level: Junior Mediator Member Type: Exclusive Member

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General Information

"Want to get this resolved?" Then use a Partnership, Shareholder and Commercial dispute specialist with workplace and employment mediation experience. You will benefit from Paul's approach of focusing on solving problems and taking down barriers to settlement.  Mediation feedback: 

 "He was very good. Very friendly but professional too. He conducted the mediation tactfully in a structured way. I would definitely recommend his services."  SR Law 

"I don't think we would have reached any solution without the mediation. Paul is obviously very good as his job and I would definitely recommend his services." Partner Mediation Dispute 

Paul is at ease with difficult clients and sensitive situations.  Such situations are a daily feature of practice as Paul acts for businesses, directors and professional practices in a range of contentious and non contentious matters - dominated by employment, partnership and commercial disputes.

Credibility makes resolving disputes easier in mediations. Paul is a leading solicitor to other law firms and lawyers (including Judges, QC's, barristers and Solicitors). Much of his work relates to partnership, LLP and shareholder matters and his credibility helps lay parties and professionals focus on the solutions. At ease with City firms, QC's, Counsel and High Street disputes you can reply on Paul to make your mediation effective. Currently trialling mediating exclusively through Clerksroom Paul has extensive experience gained elsewhere since qualifiying at a mediator in 2012.

Special Interests

The majority of Paul’s work is linked to the following:
• Shareholder/Partnership disputes;
• Former Directors/Employee disputes;
• Restrictive covenant disputes (whether in employment, partnership or following sale of a business);
• Commercial disputes (contractors and suppliers);
• Bank security/personal guarantee disputes;
• Building/Construction disputes;
• Employee Bonus disputes (including City and sports linked matters);
• Boundary disputes;
• Legal Expenses Insurance disputes;
• Legal funder disputes and holiday sickness travel claims


Paul acts nationally and internationally and is happy to travel as required. Paul's offices are in the City (London), Shrewsbury, Manchester and Chester. Law Society Small Firms Division Chair 2015-6, Law Society Law Management Section Committee, Law Society Council Member, Vice Chairman Shropshire Business Board 2016-present.


Q1 (7.00)
Q2 (6.50)
Q3 (9.00)
Q4 (9.00)
Q5 (8.50)
Q6 (7.50)
Q7 (9.50)
Q8 (9.00)
Q9 (9.00)
Q10 (9.00)
Q11 (10.00)
Q12 (10.00)
Q13 (10.00)
Q14 (10.00)
Q15 (10.00)


  • Date

    Nature of dispute


  • Breach of Contract
    Outcome: Settled
  • Service level agreement
    Outcome: Settled
  • Business Partner Dispute
    Outcome: Settled


  • Insurance Provider Oxygen Professional Liability Insurance/HIscox
  • Certificate Status Certificate on file
  • Expiry Date 3 March 2020
  • Level of Cover 1000000

CPD & Training

CPD & Training
  • Mediation Training Provider London School of Mediation
  • Date Qualified as Mediator 15 February 2012
  • Training Certificate Download PDF

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