Sue is an accredited mediator with particular expertise in:
- contract disputes
- professional negligence
- trade and transport, banking and finance disputes
- company/shareholder disputes
- property, construction and engineering disputes
Sue is an experienced and effective full time mediator. She was accredited by ADR in 2008. She has extensive experience of commercial, property and professional liability disputes. She has 30 years background as a solicitor, spending her career in the City and Paris and subsequently as Head of Dispute Resolution at a major regional firm. Sue now concentrates solely on her mediation work and no longer practises as a solicitor.
“Excellent mediator” Simon Gorton QC
“This was mediation at its very best. 10/10” David Flood of counsel.
“Sue O’Brien was highly commended by all parties at the mediation for her effective and intelligent engagement in the process and her ability to narrow the gap between the parties in very difficult circumstances. I will not hesitate to recommend her” Partner in regional law firm.
“Sue was very good at dealing with a difficult client”
“An excellent job”
“My client appreciated your efforts to ensure no intimidation took place”
“I would recommend you to other solicitors in need of a mediator”
“Delicate situation well handled”
“Excellent pace. Could have dragged on much longer!”
“Explored options to good effect”
“Careful and sensitive interventions”