Stephen Shaw
About Quotation

"Stephen Shaw is an excellent mediator. He resolves disputes in a way that allows parties to compromise without feeling that they have settled disadvantageously.
He is calm in his approach and exudes a friendly authority. Parties feel that he understands their concerns and position. This encourages parties to be positive in their attempts at settlement.
He avoids exacerbating conflicts between parties. By gaining their respect he is able to move parties gently towards settlement in even the most unpromising situations."
Andrew Ross, Senior Counsel and Head of Property Disputes, Travers Smith LLP

His style

You will find STEPHEN SHAW a 'hands-on' Mediator, dedicated to helping you find you find your way to an acceptable settlement. Parties describe him as both "calming" and "focussed."

His extensive experience as a commercial litigator, and his continuing judicial positions, enable him to identify the contentious issues swiftly and sensitively. His success rate is high (about 80%).

His Goal

He will be receptive to the parties’ narratives and will ensure that they are mutually shared and understood. He will help you to narrow the areas of dispute, and work with you to try to find creative ways to overcome the obstacles.

His goal is to explore with you strategies for avoiding the stress, cost and uncertainties of litigation, whilst at all times respecting the parties’ positions and wishes, and the complexities of the dispute.

His Education

  • LLB (Hons). University of Birmingham
  • Gray's Inn Junior Exhibitioner and Senior Award
  • MCI(Arb)
  • CEDR Accredited Mediator
  • Fellow of the Civil Mediation Council
  • Harvard Business School Online Negotiation Mastery Certification


Property Bar Association

Chancery Bar Association

Professional Negligence Bar Association

Centre For Effective Dispute Resolution (My CEDR)

Fellow of the Civil Mediation Council

London Common Law & Commercial Bar Associations

Chartered Institute of Arbitrators


STEPHEN SHAW’s experience covers the whole range of civil disputes, with particular expertise in general contractual and property disputes.

Get In Touch

Lamb Chambers, Lamb Building, Temple, London. EC4Y 7AS.

07775 944 760