Experience

I worked as an accountant and business adviser in professional practice from 1976 to 2008.

Business experience

Advisor on business agreements including partnership, shareholders, co-ownership, business sales, distribution, director’s employment contracts and option agreements. Extensive liaison with legal, banking, insurance and other professionals.
Advisor on corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, corporate recovery and management buy-outs.
Forensic accounting and expert witness work for insurance companies and family law cases.
Chairman to a number of companies in motor industry, property development, hotel sector, retail, distribution and manufacturing.
Adviser to many family businesses over two generations including business transition, succession planning and tax arrangements.
Coach and mentor to business owners - goal setting and building business vision and mission statements.

Mediation Experience

A range of two party and multi-party cases including

  • Family business disputes
  • Partnership and Boardroom disputes
  • Shareholder disputes
  • Landlord and Tenant
  • Construction contract disputes
  • Breach of Contract
  • Commercial insurance claims
  • Professional negligence
  • Minority Oppression
  • Debt Collection
  • Employment Termination
  • Probate

Sector Experience

I have mediated cases in the following sectors

  • Agriculture & Food
  • Energy & Waste Management
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Retail
  • Construction
  • Medical & Healt
  • Arts
  • Legal & Accounting
  • Aviation
  • Digital Media
  • Education
  • Utilities
  • Trusts & Pension Funds