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Cadogan Mediation


Tel: 020 3286 2668
Email:  info@cadoganmediation.com
Address: Pepperwood Park, Hoplands, Kings Somborne, Stockbridge,

Hants SO20 6Qh



Cadogan Mediation is the trading name of Scout Legal Ltd.

Co No: 05444424

Members

The Cadogan team..

Our team is our strongest asset. Between us we have an incredible wealth of talent and experience. As we constantly interact, advising each other, we provide our clients with unparalleled level of support and direction.

Mediator, Family Barrister & 

Equestrian Expert

Suzie Cotterill

Suzie has been a prominent family barrister for almost 30 years with many high profile clients; she has an enviable success rate and has the empathy and expertise to highlight all the client led advantages of mediation.

Suzie will ensure that all are heard equally, and will ensure that the family, firm or parties are able to craft bespoke solutions that are most suitable for them.

 

Suzie's equestrian background contains a prolific pedigree. She has competed internationally, selected horses to 4* & Olympic level and was a director of British Eventing. Recently she has completed a BSc in Applied Animal Behaviour. 

Melissa de Haldevang

Family Mediator & Psychotherapist

Lance Murray

Family & Civil Mediator & Barrister​

Melissa de Haldevang qualified as a mediator in 2005 her work has focused on family and employment matters.

In addition Melissa works as an executive coach within the global financial services sector. She runs a private executive coaching, psychotherapy and counselling practice working directly with businesses, supporting employees and with city based GP’s and Psychiatrists, previously having practiced in the NHS.

Melissa has a background in management, team leadership and broking within the Lloyds insurance market including global marketing and client relationship development

 

Melissa de Haldevang qualified as a mediator in 2005 her work has focused on family and employment matters.

In addition Melissa works as an executive coach within the global financial services sector. She runs a private executive coaching, psychotherapy and counselling practice working directly with businesses, supporting employees and with city based GP’s and Psychiatrists, previously having practiced in the NHS.

Melissa has a background in management, team leadership and broking within the Lloyds insurance market including global marketing and client relationship development

 

Lance is a barrister, practicing from a common law set in Lincoln’s Inn. He specialises in criminal law but has also appeared in civil and family cases.

 

​Before being called to the Bar, Lance worked in the property industry and remains a director of an oil retailing company.

Lance’s experience of regularly dealing with challenging clients in court, as well as his knowledge of the law and business, gives him the expertise to help unravel the complex family and money issues commonly found in the mediation arena. Lance is a qualified mediator with ADRg.

 

Lionel Jones

Civil & Commercial Mediator

Lionel is a proven and well-respected business professional, with a strong track record of managing complex commercial projects. As a professional facilitator he is naturally communicative with a passion for strategic and creative thinking.

His background, which includes construction project management, gives
him a solid understanding of the intricacies of commercial, contractual and engineering matters.

Lionel qualified and is a panel member with the ADR Group, he is comfortable mediating small or large scale complex disputes.

John Cripps

Civil, Commercial & Family Mediator

John Cripps

Civil, Commercial & Family Mediator

John was originally a Loss Adjuster before moving into other areas of the insurance industry including Insurance Broking where he acts as a consultant to a Chelsea based firm. He has been the Chair of the Chelsea and Westminster Chamber of Commerce.

He became an Accredited Mediator with the School of Psychotherapy and Councelling Psychology (SPCP) in 2005.

As well as being a general mediator, John is able to deal with insurance related disputes & has been involved with family and relationship issues. ​Clients find John easy to communicate with and very approachable. ​

Spenser Hilliard

Civil, Commercial & Family Mediator

Spenser is a very experienced commercial mediator and barrister. He has a practice centering on business, partnership, licensing, matrimonial finance and property disputes.

He is internationally recognised as a skilled and effective commercial mediator and mediation trainer. He has considerable mediation training experience throughout Europe and has taught advanced mediation skills in the Middle East on behalf of the Foreign Office and Ministry of Justice.

His particular interest and expertise is in the psychology of conflict especially the effect of cognitive biases on dispute resolution.

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Claire Jackson

Family Mediator & Family Barrister

Claire was called to the bar in 1994 and practised as a common law barrister with a focus on family law from 1 Dr. Johnson’s Buildings, Temple, London.
 

In  1998 she also started lecturing at BPP Law School on the Bar Vocational Course (now BPTC) and became a Principal Lecturer,  leading Civil Litigation, Conference and Negotiation skills and Family Law. She also taught on the Legal Practice Course for solicitors, most recently from the Bristol branch.
 

Claire qualified as a specialist Family Mediator and is MIAMS qualified, FMC Accredited, Direct Child Consultation Accredited, Incredible Years Practitioner and Vice Chair Powys County Council Standards Board.

Zoe Lane-Smith

Civil Family & Equestrian Mediator

Zoe was called to the Bar in 1997. She has gained considerable experience of many different areas of law throughout her career and has always been praised for her exceptional people skills, enabling clients to feel instantly at ease.

 

The patience and understanding that Zoe brings to contentious cases has often lead to early settlement for her clients, thereby avoiding the further cost and stress of court appearances.

Zoe has qualified with the ADR group as a “hybrid” mediator and is able to conduct both family and civil and commercial mediations.

Zoe has been a life-long horse owner and competes nationally.

Michele O'Leary

Mediator, Family Barrister & Judge 

Michele practices in all areas of family law. She was appointed a Deputy District Judge at the Central Family Court in 2003, and was made a Master of the Bench at Lincoln's Inn in 2007.

She is a Grade A advocacy trainer and has taught advocacy in Guernsey, Kuala Lumpur and Ghana.  Michele gives seminars for Chambers and undertakes court skills training for professional organisations.

Michele is especially skilled at engaging clients with her immense dispute resolution abilities. The depth of her understanding promotes focused client centred outcomes allowing the family to move forward.

  

Mediator & Family Barrister

Pamilla Gill

Pamilla has been practising as a family law barrister for over 20 years. She is based in London, and is experienced in all aspects of family law particularly in relation to children.
 

As well as practising as a barrister, over the last 10 years, Pamilla has taught family law to trainee solicitors and continues to teach trainee barristers in advocacy and family law at BPP Law School, London.
 

Pamilla is a family mediator who trained with the ADR group, and is committed to supporting clients to find solutions to family difficulties in a positive and civilised way.