Julie Bann

Julie has over 20 years of experience in supporting both individuals and organisations in resolving employment related disputes. She has been engaged in issues covering a wide range of sectors from large multi-national companies and public institutions to small charities. Julie has expertise in advising on all employment law-related issues from drafting and revising employment…

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Catherine Newman

Catherine is a senior member of our construction and commercial team. Prior to joining Sharpe Pritchard, she worked as a solicitor in local government and so is enormously experienced in the field of procurement and commercial contracts. Catherine is accustomed to finding ways through challenging situations to help parties reach their objectives and she brings…

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Roseanne Serrelli

Roseanne is a highly experienced projects, infrastructure and procurement lawyer. With over 20 years specialising in complex infrastructure projects, Roseanne is considered a leader in the infrastructure and PPP sector. She brings her considerable skills and expertise to her role as mediator, facilitating the resolution of complex issues in these and other areas. Full Profile…

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Timothy Farr

As a mediator, Tim specialises in procurement, commercial contracts and strategic public private partnerships (PPPs). Tim is renowned for getting complex projects ‘over the line’ in tight timeframes, and parties appreciate his ability to cut through difficult issues, getting quickly to the crux of a matter. He brings these skills to his role as mediator…

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Simon Kiely

As a senior member of our dispute resolution team, Simon deals with both criminal and civil matters, and is a PDSL accredited and International Mediation Institute (IMI) qualified mediator. He is an experienced litigator in both the civil and criminal courts, with a particular expertise on regulatory matters in either jurisdiction. He handles case work…

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Professor Suzanne Rab, Mediator and Barrister, Serle Court Chambers

Professor Suzanne Rab is an independent barrister at Serle Court Chambers. Suzanne is a mediator accredited by the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR), the Civil Mediation Council (CMC) and the International Mediation Institute (IMI). Suzanne has over two decades of dispute resolution experience acting as lead-mediator, subject-matter expert co-mediator and counsel. Having practiced as…

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Sophie Pilcher

With a law degree from the University of Durham, Sophie is currently a trainee in our Litigation team. Sophie is an ADR Group accredited civil and commercial mediator with experience mediating contractual and land disputes. Full Profile Sophie joined Sharpe Pritchard in September 2020 as a Trainee Solicitor, having graduated from the University of Durham,…

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David Owens

David is a senior member of our construction team, specialising in dispute resolution. He has particular expertise in the PFI/PPP forum, acting in complex, multi-party disputes and has advised on both UK and overseas projects. David’s approach as a mediator is pragmatic and focused on achieving the best solutions for the parties. Full Profile David…

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