New Member – Michel Kallipetis QC FCIArb joins as the Commercial Mediation Expert in the United Kingdom

Leaders in Law, the leading platform in its field, is delighted to welcome Michel Kallipetis QC FCIArb as our exclusively recommended & endorsed Commercial Mediation Expert Witness expert in the United Kingdom.

Michel is the former Head of Littleton Chambers, and has 40 years’ experience as a practising barrister in the field of general commercial, professional negligence and employment work. He is recognised in The Legal Directories as an expert in his field in Mediation, Commercial Litigation and Professional Negligence. He is an Accredited Mediator with CEDR and ADR Chambers, was appointed to the Hong Kong HKIAC Accredited Mediator Panel and as one of the first CIArb Mediation Fellows in 2008.

In 2009 he was made a Distinguished Fellow of the International Academy of Mediators and was its President for the year 2021-2022. In 2012 Michel was invited to become a member of the Singapore International Mediation Centre’s Panel of Mediators. He is a member of The Sports Resolution Panel and The Panel of Independent Mediators and is a Chartered Arbitrator. He is fluent in German, and has a working knowledge of French.

Firm Description:

We are…

  • a group of leading, full-time civil and commercial mediators whose independent practices are centrally managed
  • Europe’s only dedicated chambers of full-time independent commercial mediators
  • all our members are listed as top mediators in Chambers & Partners and Legal 500
  • the most efficient, cost-effective and only way to appoint these mediators.

We offer…


  • direct access to some of Europe’s leading commercial mediators


  • a single phone call to confirm availability and book any of our mediators
  • immediate access to these mediators’ diaries for enquiries and bookings
  • we won’t have to “check if they are available and get back to you”
  • other leading mediators available instantly if first choice is not


  • clients only pay for the mediator
  • there are none of the administration costs, mark-up or overheads associated with some mediation service providers


  • complete transparency of fee arrangements


  • if required, on choice of mediator and the appropriateness of mediation

We are not…

  • another mediation service provider
  • another mediator panel
  • offering inexperienced or unsuitable mediators – we only have top-flight mediators
  • “pushing” particular mediators – we let their reputations speak for themselves