James MacPherson, International Mediator

  • Accredited Mediator (1994 –  Present)
    • Panel Mediator: International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR), BCDR, BMoJ, SCCA, OAC, Mediation Centre (Turkey), courts, among others.
    • ADR Neutral in numerous complex cases with represented and unrepresented parties (Commercial, Construction, Employment, Family-run Businesses, Healthcare, Insurance, Malpractice, Workplace, Sexual Harassment, among others) involving individuals, corporations and governments.
  • ADR Specialist working in over 40 countries:
    • Leadership:
      • Oman Arbitration Centre (OAC),
        Founding Board Member (2018-2021)
      • OAC Arbitration Court Member (2022- Present)
      • Saudi Centre for Commercial Arbitration (SCCA),
        Co-Founder & Project Leader and (now) Special Counsel (2014 – Present)
      • International Mediation Institute, Board Member (2011-2014)
      • Bahrain Centre for Dispute Resolution (BCDR-AAA),
        Co-Founder & CEO (2008 – 2013).
    • Adviser on mediation / conflict resolution to NGOs, agencies, courts & ministries of governments including
      • Canada and United States
      • Bahrain, Jordan, Kuwait, Morocco, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syria et al
      • India, Maldives and Sri Lanka
      • among others
    • ADR Author, Trainer, Presenter & Systems Designer (mediation, arbitration and ombuds)
    • Adviser on mediation / conflict resolution through programs of bodies such as
      • The World Bank (WBG)
      • International Financial Corporation (IFC)
      • ABA Rule of Law Initiative (RoLI)
      • S. Department of Commerce
      • Government Services Administration (GSA)
      • Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)
      • among others
    • Bahrain National Dialogue (2011), Project Leader, Trainer & Facilitator
    • Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) Member
    • Global Arbitration Review (GAR), Contributor
  • Education
      • BA Bishop’s University
      • LLB University of Edinburgh
      • Masters (Law), Oxford University

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