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In Place of Strife

The Mediation Chambers

Mediators

Jon Lang

Jon Lang is one of the most experienced mediators in the UK. He became a full-time mediator in May 2005, having spent almost 20 years as a solicitor in private practice, the last six as a partner in the disputes group of White & Case.

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Overview

After twenty years in private practice, most recently as a partner in the disputes group of White & Case, Jon became a full-time mediator in 2005. A calm and measured approach, combined with wide-ranging experience at all levels of the judicial system and across a variety of industry sectors, has earned him a reputation as one of the UK’s most experienced mediators.  Jon is listed in the first tier of both the Chambers & Partners and Legal 500 directories. 

Expertise

Advertising & marketing

Assisted deal-making

Aviation

Breach of contract

Commercial agency, EU regulations & distribution agreements

Commercial contracts

Commodities

Competition law

Construction & property

Corporate recovery

Cross-border & international

Defamation

International trade & shipping

Distribution, agency & licensing

Education

Employment

Energy, oil and gas

Engineering

Environment

Fashion

Financial services

Franchising

Fraud, deceit & conversion

Gaming

Intellectual property, trademark, patents & copyright

Insolvency

Insurance

Information technology (IT)

Landlord & tenant

Licensing

Manufacturing

Media, entertainment & the arts

Mergers & acquisitions

Mortgage lending

Motorsport

Music

Outsourcing

Partnership disputes

Pensions & life assurance

Pensions & insurance mis-selling

Personal injury

Planning & local government

Police & crime agencies

Product liability

Professional negligence

Public sector

Publishing

Retail

Religious disputes

Rights of way, boundaries & adverse possession

Shareholder disputes

Shipbuilding

Sale of goods and services

Sponsorship

Sport

Statutory authorities

Telecoms

Sale of goods

Transport and infrastructure planning 

Transport and logistics

Trespass & nuisance

Trusts, wills, probate and inheritance

Undue influence

Career history

2005 – present: Independent commercial mediator

1999 – 2005: White & Case; partner

1996 – 1999: Llewelyn Zeitman; partner

1988 – 1996: McKenna & Co; solicitor

1987 – 1988: London International Futures Exchange, LIFFE; In-house counsel

1986 – 1987: Elborne Mitchell; solicitor

Professional qualifications and affiliations

CEDR accredited

Panel Member of the Court of Appeal mediation scheme

Immediate past Chair of the Mediation Committee of the International Bar Association

Former Vice-Chair of the American Bar Asscoaition's International Mediation Committee

Member of CPR's Panel of Distinguished Neutrals

Author of the book, 'A Practial Guide to Mediation in Intellectual Property, Technology & Related Disputes' published by Sweet & Maxwell 2006

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