Tony Allen is a former long-standing Director of CEDR and a CEDR Solve mediator. He became a CEDR accredited mediator in 1996 and joined the CEDR Training Faculty a year later, initially dealing with training lawyers in representing clients at mediation and is now a lead member on CEDR's Mediator Skills Training Course.
Tony has mediated a wide range of disputes involving personal injury and clinical negligence, public law, banking, construction, housing, partnership and professional indemnity, as well as general commercial claims. His work includes timelimited mediations through the Central London County Court scheme, and he has been involved in a number of major multiparty mediations including the Kenyan tribespeoples' claims against the Ministry of Defence and the Alder Hey retained organs mediations.
Probably the fastest growing sector in mediation practice in the last five years has been in clinical claims. In 2014, NHS Resolution (then called the NHS Litigation Authority) piloted a scheme for...