About

International Practice

Bill works with parties in and from many countries.   Run your cursor over the map below for details of his work with each country.

UK

Bill mediates extensively throughout the UK. Time permitting, he also trains mediators.
Other UK based work has included advising the UK government on mediation related issues, and consulting to a range of corporate and other clients on dispute resolution issues.

Ireland

Mediating with Irish parties
Training Irish mediators
Speaking at conferences in Ireland

France

Mediating with French and international parties
Mediating on behalf of ICC Paris
Delivering training to French mediators
Advising European Commission in partnership with French organisation

Netherlands

Mediating with Dutch and other international parties
Delivering training for Dutch mediators and lawyers
Speaking at conferences

Belgium

Mediating with Belgian and other international parties
Delivering training in Belgium
Speaking at international conferences
Advising the European Commission on the development of mediation among the EU Member States

Germany

Mediating with German and other international parties
Delivering training
Speaking at conferences

Spain

Mediating with Spanish and other international parties
Speaking at conferences

Austria

Mediating with Austrian and other international parties
Representing UK Government at UNCITRAL Commercial Conciliation negotiations at United Nations
Speaking at conferences
Training mediators

Switzerland

Bill has extensive mediation experience in Switzerland, including:
- Mediating with Swiss and other international parties
- Delivering negotiation training for diplomats and military personnel
- Delivering mediator skills training
- Speaking at international conferences
- Working with Swiss NGO on capacity building for Nepal peace process

Italy

Mediating with Italian and other international parties
Speaking at conferences

Slovakia

Bill has very extensive mediation experience in Slovakia, including:
- Advising Slovak Government (2002-6) on the introduction of mediation into the Slovak judicial and legal system
- Chairing Inter-Governmental Mediation Meeting (2006)
- Training Slovak mediators and others
- Mediating with Slovak and other international parties

Poland

Mediating with Polish and other international parties

Romania

Bill has very extensive mediation experience in Romania, including:
- Advising Romanian Government (2003-6) on the introduction of mediation into the Romanian judicial and legal system
- Mediating between Romanian parties
- Delivering advanced skills training for mediators
- Delivering training for Ministry of Justice, Judges, and others
- Speaking at numerous conferences

Bulgaria

Bill has very extensive mediation experience in Bulgaria, including:
- Advising Bulgarian Government on the development of mediation in the Bulgarian legal system
- Mediating with Bulgarian and other international parties
- Delivering training for Ministry of Justice, judges and others

Hungary

Speaking at international conference

Slovenia

Delivering Advanced Mediator Skills training
Speaking at international conferences

Croatia

Chairing Intergovernmental Mediation Meeting (2007)

Greece

Mediating with Greek and other international parties

Estonia

Mediating with Estonian and other international parties

Serbia

Mediating between Serbian and other international parties

Belarus

Mediating between Belarussian and other international parties
Delivering advanced mediator skills training, and mediation master-class
Delivering training for Ministry of Justice, Commercial Court Judges, and others
Establishing and chairing The International Forum on Commercial Mediation, attended by senior representatives of 11 countries, including the Belarus Minister of Justice, and held in Minsk

Russia

Bill has very extensive mediation experience in Russia, including:
- Advising Russian Government on the development of non-court dispute resolution systems for social disputes, and implementing reforms, including developing policy, designing a dispute resolution system, legislation, and training
- Mediating between Russian and other international parties
- Training mediators
- Speaking at international conferences
- Establishing and chairing The International Forum on Commercial Mediation, attended by senior representatives of 11 countries, including Russia

Ukraine

Bill has extensive mediation experience in Ukraine, including:
- Mediating between Ukrainian and other international parties
- Delivering advanced mediator skills training
- Speaking at seminars and conferences
- Advisory Board Member of Ukraine Business Mediation Centre
- Establishing and chairing The International Forum on Commercial Mediation, attended by senior representatives of 11 countries, including Deputy Minister of Justice of Ukraine

Uzbekistan

Mediating between Uzbek and other international parties

Kazakhstan

Training for Kazakh mediators
Establishing and chairing The International Forum on Commercial Mediation, attended by senior representatives of 11 countries, including Kazakhstan

China

Mediating between Chinese and other international parties

Luxembourg

Mediating between Luxembourg and other international parties

Denmark

Mediating between Danish and other international parties

Sweden

Mediating between Swedish and other international parties
Delivering advanced mediator skills training for Swedish mediators

Malta

Speaking and training at international conference

Spain

Mediating between Spanish and other international parties
Speaking at international conference

Kyrgyzstan

Delivering advanced mediator skills training for Kyrgyz mediators
Establishing and chairing The International Forum on Commercial Mediation, attended by senior representatives of 11 countries, including Kyrgyzstan

Turkey

Bill has very extensive mediation experience in Turkey, including:
- Advising the Turkish Government (2006-9) on the introduction of mediation into the judicial and legal system, including research and recommendations, policy development, advice on legislation, delivering extensive training, and promotional work relating to the new reforms
- Delivered major international mediation conference (2009)
- Delivered numerous seminars and training courses
- Mediating between Turkish and other international parties

Israel

Mediating between Israeli and other international parties

Morocco

Speaking at international conference

Egypt

Mediating between Egyptian and other international parties
Advising on the development of mediation in the Egyptian insurance market
Delivering training for mediators, lawyers, and insurance market representatives
Keynote speech to judicial and business leaders

Lebanon

Mediating between Lebanese and other international parties

Tunisia

Mediating between Tunisian and other international parties
Speaking at international conferences

Bahrain

Mediating between Bahraini and other international parties

Qatar

Mediating between Qatari and other international parties

Saudi Arabia

Mediating between Saudi and other international parties

Ghana

Mediating between Ghanaian and other international parties

Nigeria

Mediating between Nigerian and other international parties

South Africa

Mediating between South African and other international parties

India

Mediating between Indian and other international parties

Pakistan

Mediating between Pakistani and other international parties

Nepal

Working with UN Mission in Nepal (UNMIN) in relation to the Nepalese peace process

Japan

Mediating between Japanese and other international parties

USA

Mediating between US and other international parties
Speaking at international conferences
Representing UK at UNCITRAL commercial conciliation negotiations at United Nations in New York

Canada

Mediating between Canadian and other international parties
Speaking at conferences

Australia

Mediating between Australian and other international parties
Speaking at conferences

Singapore

Mediating between Singaporean and other international parties
Speaking at international conference
Panel member of Singapore International Mediation Centre

Malaysia

Mediating between Malaysian and other international parties

China (Hong Kong)

Mediating between Hong Kong and other international parties
Delivering mediator skills training
Appointed Adjunct Professor of Law at Hong Hong Shue Yan University

Taiwan

Mediating between Taiwanese and other international parties

Cayman Islands

Mediating Cayman Islands based disputes

Armenia

Establishing and chairing The International Forum on Commercial Mediation, attended by senior representatives of 11 countries, including Armenia

Azerbaijan

Establishing and chairing The International Forum on Commercial Mediation, attended by senior representatives of 11 countries, including Azerbaijan

Georgia

Establishing and chairing The International Forum on Commercial Mediation, attended by senior representatives of 11 countries, including the Minister of Justice of Georgia

Tajikistan

Establishing and chairing The International Forum on Commercial Mediation, attended by senior representatives of 11 countries, including Tajikistan

Mongolia

Establishing and chairing The International Forum on Commercial Mediation, attended by senior representatives of 11 countries, including Mongolia

Moldova

Establishing and chairing The International Forum on Commercial Mediation, attended by senior representatives of 11 countries, including Moldova

Barbados

Mediating between Caribbean and other international parties

Countries Bill has worked in, and with parties from: UK, Ireland, France, Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany, Denmark, Sweden, Spain, Malta, Austria, Switzerland, Spain, Italy, Greece, Romania, Estonia, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Slovenia, Croatia, Hungary, Serbia, Poland, Belarus, Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkey, Israel, Morocco, Egypt, Lebanon, Tunisia, Bahrain, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Ghana, Nigeria, South Africa, India, Pakistan, Nepal, Japan, China, Taiwan, USA, Canada, Australia, Singapore, Hong Kong, Cayman Islands and elsewhere.