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Brian H Speers

CMG Solicitors

18 20 May Street

Belfast

Antrim

BT1 4NL

brian.speers@cmgsolicitors.co.uk

0044 28 90234606

http://www.cmgsolicitors.com/

LL.B Southampton University 1980
Solicitor enrolled Northern Ireland 1982
Visiting Professor of Dispute Resolution University of Ulster, Graduate School of Law.
Past President Law Society Northern Ireland
Council Member Commonwealth Lawyers Association

Areas of Practice

Building developments, commercial property, planning, family owned business, partnership and company, banking and guarantees, debt restructuring, professional negligence, sports law, trusts and estates, regulatory investigations.

Pen Portraits

Trained in conflict resolution and mediation at Fordham University, New York.

Devised and delivers mediation training programmes for solicitors and barristers and Judges for SLS at Queens University, Belfast.

Extensive experience acting as mediator.

Has conducted mediations in Northern Ireland, London and Dublin in a wide range of matters involving local and international parties including commercial contracts, Intellectual property, construction, property, professional negligence, education, inheritance, family owned business.

Mediation style patient, approachable, determined, imaginative and robust as required.

Author of many articles on mediation.

Frequent speaker on mediation including at the 6th Annual Conference on international arbitration and mediation, Fordham University, New York, June 2011, Cross Border Conference on ADR Belfast, September 2011, IBA Annual meeting, Dublin, October 2012, Kuramo Conference Lagos, Nigeria, November 2012, Commonwealth Lawyers Conference Cape Town April 2013.

Some quotes about Brian's mediation work:

"your skill as a mediator has been commended in handling a sensitive long running issue."

Mediation Focus

Civil & Commercial Mediation
Family Mediation
Workplace & Employment Mediation