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A leading British mediator, with an established career as a Barrister, and many years' experience successfully mediating in a large number and wide variety of disputes with values ranging up to £130 million. Paul Randolph is known for his psychological expertise and his patience and perseverance in resolving the most intractable of disputes....more
One of the most in-demand speakers on mediation and in particular on the psychology
of conflict. Having written a book and countless articles on the subject, Paul Randolph has given presentations on all aspects of Mediation at conferences in the UK, Europe, America and Asia, to a wide variety of professional and
One of the most experienced and skilled mediation trainers in the UK, Paul has trained and accredited well over 1,000 mediators. The training is conducted through the School of Psychotherapy and Psychology at Regent's University, London, as well as through the Slynn Foundation and his Chambers at Field Court....more
Many of those dealing with disputes now realise the importance of understanding the psychological traits of human behaviour that so frequently create the blockages to settlement. Paul has developed a special expertise on the psychology of conflict, enabling him effectively to deal with the high emotional content of disputes. He is also able to impart valuable insights into the psychological drivers of conflict, both as a Speaker and when training others. The psychotherapeutic approach is a practical and highly effective model invaluable to all those having to deal with conflict on a regular basis. ..more
Paul is involved in most of the leading Mediation organisations in the UK as well as in Europe. He is on the Board of the Civil Mediation Council, a member of the Bar Council ADR Committee, the International Bar Association Mediation Committee, the Professional Standards Committee of the College of Mediators - and several other prominent mediation organisations. This enables him to be constantly at the forefront of new developments in the mediation world....more
Paul has been involved in the development and promotion of mediation since his first accreditation as a mediator in 1999. He has campaigned for the increase in the take-up of mediation across all sectors, and has worked with the Ministry of Justice, with BIS, and with other leading mediation organisations to further this objective. Paul is a firm believer in the need for collaboration amongst the many and often fragmented mediation organisations, and has been leading the moves to change the silo approach so often adopted in the mediation community.
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Fighting with someone right now? Let's resolve it
Paul Randolph is mediator and looks at the psychology of conflict in his book ‘The Psychology of Conflict: Mediating in a Diverse World’... more
The Week - Pick of the week's correspondence
Sir, Trump and the Italian prime minister may have a point in trying to bring Russia into the Club. From a negotiation/mediation perspective, it is utterly futile to exclude the opposing side from the table or process. If one group wishes to be heard, the effective way is to demonstrate that they are willing - indeed eager – to truly listen to the other group.... more
Should we applaud Trump’s attempts to mediate with Russia?
‘Shock, horror, anguish, mobilise the troops’ — Trump has met with Putin and invited the Russian President to a further summit in the United States. OMG! But it is not pistols at dawn: these two global giants actually just want to talk!...more
Is Trump a ‘natural born’ mediator?
Let me first of all make one thing quite clear: I am neither an apologist nor a champion of Donald Trump. As a person and leader, he is a moral eunuch, with contemptible values, living in an ethical vacuum. There is little doubt that he will eventually be consigned to the dustbin of history....more
Paul Randolph - 3rd World Litigation Forum 2017 Europe