Dr Frances Burton

Dr Frances Burton

LLB, LLM, MA, PhD, MCIArb, Retired Barrister London, Oxford, Midlands and N Yorkshire
Membership Status: Mediator Qualified in 1970
Exclusive Mediator

Results and Memberships

Total Mediations Undertaken: 11 Member Level: Junior Mediator Member Type: Exclusive Member

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General Information


Long standing practitioner-academic (mediator since 2000: University of Notre Dame Certificate in ADR)

Retired Judge HM Courts and Tribunals Service, Retired Barrister

Previously Judge of the Administrative Appeals Chamber of the Upper Tribunal of the Tribunals Service 2009-2011, Judge of the Consumer Credit Tribunal 2010-2011

Judicial Member Transport Trbunal 2002-2009

Legal Chairman Residential Property Tribunal Service, 1996-2011, also  regularly mediating in residential property disputes for the RPTS Panel 

Frances is a mediator who is happy to tackle the resolution of any dispute which the parties want to settle but particularly  mediates in the following specialist areas:

* All aspects of English and International Family Property (French and Spanish spoken) including inheritance disputes

*Most types of property disputes, including financial provision/civil partnership/ cohabitation claims on relationship breakdown especially where assets are modest

 *Landlord & Tenant  and Housing Law disputes, including service charge, property management, lease extension and enfranchisement disputes

*Employment Law, Discrimination Against Women and Further and HIgher Education disputes 




Co-Director and Research Fellow,  Centre for Family Law and Practice, 2009-date

Senior Lecturer in Law, Aston University, Birmingham.




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  • Date

    Nature of dispute


  • LVT Disputed Major Works
    Outcome: Settled
  • Service Charge Dispute
    Outcome: Settled
  • Major Works Dispute
    Outcome: Settled
  • LVT Management and Service Charge Dispute
    Outcome: Partial Settlement
  • LVT Disputed Service Charges
    Outcome: Settled
  • LVT Residential Property Management Dispute
    Outcome: Partial Settlement
  • LVT Disputed Service Charges
    Outcome: Settled
  • LVT Disputed Service Charges
    Outcome: Settled
  • LVT Management Dispute
    Outcome: Settled
  • LVT Disputed Service Charges
    Outcome: Settled
  • commercial/residential service charge dispute
    Outcome: Partial Settlement


  • Insurance Provider Oxygen
  • Certificate Status Certificate on file
  • Expiry Date 2 January 2019
  • Level of Cover 5000000

CPD & Training

CPD & Training
  • Mediation Training Provider ADR Chambers UK /University of Notre Dame
  • Date Qualified as Mediator 27 January 2000
  • Training Certificate Download PDF

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