Mr Michael Cover

Mr Michael Cover

LLB FCIArb CArb Solicitor London and available throughout UK and overseas
Membership Status: Mediator

Results and Memberships

Total Mediations Undertaken: 177 Thumbs-up Rating: 👍 85% Member Level: Elite Mediator Member Type: Non-exclusive Member

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General Information

Michael Cover, Solicitor and Barrister, Full Time Independent Mediator.

Michael has over 30 years experience as a lawyer, both in private practice and as in-house Counsel. He gained his accreditation as mediator with CEDR and has been involved in over 230 mediations. He holds Elite Mediator status at Clerksroom and has recently comleted Investor State Mediator training.


Michael is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and a Chartered Arbitrator. He is prepared to have pre-appointment consultations on a no obligation basis and understands the importance of accessibility and availability.

Michael regularly mediates a wide variety of disputes relating to:

  • Intellectual Property (including patents, trademarks, passing off, designs, copyright, and domain names)
  • IT
  • Professional indemnity
  • Computer law
  • Insurance
  • Partnership/Shareholder Disputes
  • Professional Negligence
  • Property
  • Probate
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Construction 
  • Oil & Gas
  • Commercial Contracts
  • Insurance
  • Competition/anti-trust law
  • Sports and media
  • Financial services
  • Maritime disputes
  • Family and Family Business Disputes


Michael is a regular writer, speaker and presenter on ADR topics.  Michael has acted as a judge at the UK and International Mediation Competitions in London and Paris in 2013 and 2014. He has been the Chairman of the Organising Committee of the UK Mediation Skills Competition in 2016 and also in 2016 has been involved in mediation training with the Energy Charter Secretariat in Brussels and a Mediation Forum at the Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration (now the AIAC). Michael has also spoken at GAR Live in Abu Dhabi in 2018 and 2019.

Michael has a particular interest in mediation of cross-cultural disputes and has mediated disputes in French and German.

Training:

Certified IMI and SIMI Mediator

CEDR Accredited Mediator

Investor State Mediator Training (ICSID, World Bank and CEDR

 

 

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History

History
  • Date

    Nature of dispute

    Outcome

  • Insolvency
    Outcome: Adjourned
  • IP and Contract
    Outcome: Settled
  • Contract and IP
    Outcome: Settled
  • Commercial/IT/Employment
    Outcome: Settled
  • Partnership Dispute
    Outcome: Settled
  • contractual £millions
    Outcome: Settled
  • contractual/medical
    Outcome: Settled
  • IP and Commercial
    Outcome: Settled
  • shareholder dispute
    Outcome: Settled
  • Shareholder and Employment
    Outcome: Settled
  • IP- Registered Design
    Outcome: Settled
  • IT contractual
    Outcome: Settled
  • Cntract
    Outcome: Settled
  • Commercial Agency/ contract
    Outcome: Settled
  • Construction and Energy in the Middle East
    Outcome: Settled
  • Fraud and professional negligence claim
    Outcome: Settled
  • Intellectual Property (Passing Off)
    Outcome: Settled
  • IT/ Breach of Contract and Professional Negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • Intellectual Property (Trade Marks)
    Outcome: Settled
  • Intellectual Property
    Outcome: Settled
  • Commercial Dispute re professional services
    Outcome: Settled
  • IP and contract; cross border
    Outcome: Settled
  • Property
    Outcome: Settled
  • contract/ professional indemnity
    Outcome: Settled
  • IT/ Software
    Outcome: Settled
  • Energy
    Outcome: Settled
  • IP and Contract
    Outcome: Settled
  • pharmaceutical and IP
    Outcome: Settled
  • professional indemnity
    Outcome: Settled
  • professional indemnity
    Outcome: Settled
  • IP
    Outcome: Did Not Settle
  • Commercial, franchising
    Outcome: Settled
  • Probate
    Outcome: Settled
  • international commercial
    Outcome: Did Not Settle
  • IP
    Outcome: Settled
  • Professional Indemnity
    Outcome: Settled
  • Shareholder
    Outcome: Did Not Settle
  • Intellectual Property and Corporate
    Outcome: Settled
  • Professional Indemnity
    Outcome: Settled
  • Contract and Family
    Outcome: Settled
  • Trust
    Outcome: Adjourned
  • IT
    Outcome: Adjourned
  • Professional Indemnity
    Outcome: Did Not Settle
  • IP
    Outcome: Settled
  • IP
    Outcome: Settled
  • Property/ probate
    Outcome: Settled
  • Probate
    Outcome: Settled
  • property
    Outcome: Did Not Settle
  • IP
    Outcome: Adjourned
  • Probate
    Outcome: Settled
  • IT/contractual
    Outcome: Settled
  • Energy
    Outcome: Settled
  • Shareholder Dispute
    Outcome: Settled
  • IT
    Outcome: Settled
  • Construction
    Outcome: Settled
  • Partnership
    Outcome: Adjourned
  • Commercial
    Outcome: Settled
  • Commercial
    Outcome: Settled
  • IT Dispute
    Outcome: Settled
  • Intellectual Property/Defamation
    Outcome: Settled
  • Commercial
    Outcome: Settled
  • Maritime
    Outcome: Settled
  • Banking
    Outcome: Settled
  • Professional Indemnity
    Outcome: Settled
  • Insurance
    Outcome: Settled
  • Contract and Insurance
    Outcome: Settled
  • Intellectual Property
    Outcome: Did Not Settle
  • Intellectual Proerty
    Outcome: Settled
  • Intellectual Proerty
    Outcome: Settled
  • Intellectual Proerty
    Outcome: Settled
  • Partnership
    Outcome: Settled
  • Commercial/IP
    Outcome: Settled
  • Commercial
    Outcome: Did Not Settle
  • Commercial/IP
    Outcome: Settled
  • Commercial
    Outcome: Did Not Settle
  • Commercial/IP
    Outcome: Settled
  • Commercial
    Outcome: Settled
  • Commercial
    Outcome: Settled
  • Probate
    Outcome: Settled
  • Commercial
    Outcome: Settled
  • Commercial
    Outcome: Did Not Settle
  • Commercial
    Outcome: Settled
  • Commercial
    Outcome: Partial Settlement
  • Commercial
    Outcome: Settled
  • Commercial
    Outcome: Settled
  • Commercial
    Outcome: Did Not Settle
  • Commercial
    Outcome: Settled
  • Intellectual Property
    Outcome: Settled
  • Commercial
    Outcome: Settled
  • Commercial
    Outcome: Settled
  • Commercial
    Outcome: Settled
  • Commercial
    Outcome: Settled
  • Commercial
    Outcome: Settled
  • Commercial
    Outcome: Settled
  • Commercial
    Outcome: Did Not Settle
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    Outcome: Settled
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    Outcome: Settled
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    Outcome: Settled
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    Outcome: Settled
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    Outcome: Settled
  • Commercial
    Outcome: Did Not Settle
  • Commercial
    Outcome: Did Not Settle
  • IP and Commercial
    Outcome: Settled

Insurance

Insurance
  • Insurance Provider ArgoGlobal
  • Certificate Status Certificate on file
  • Expiry Date 17 August 2021
  • Level of Cover 5000000

CPD & Training

CPD & Training
  • Mediation Training Provider CEDR/ADR Group/IMI
  • Date Qualified as Mediator 31 August 2003
  • Training Certificate Download PDF

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