Blacks Solicitors is to start offering a commercial mediation service for both companies and individuals looking to resolve employment disputes.
The service will be run through employment director Iain Jenkins, who is a Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR) accredited mediator. Jenkin’s initial background was in litigation before he expanded his practice into employment law. He deals with claims in the County Court, High Court and Employment Tribunal claims, as well as mediating disputes for businesses and individuals.
Jenkins said: “I am very excited to be leading this new service for Blacks Solicitors. As a member of the Association of Northern Mediators and CEDR I’ve had plenty of experience managing some rather challenging mediations in the past and I look forward to offering this service to businesses and individuals throughout the region and beyond.
“Mediations are increasingly important, as reaching a settlement before the dispute reaches court can save companies and individuals a considerable amount of time and money,” he added.