Executive Recruitment

Head of Commercial Disputes

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Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution
London office based combined with some remote working
£65,000 - £70,000
Closing date:
14th February
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Recruitment timetable

Closing Date
Sunday 14th February 2021
Longlist Meeting
Thursday 18th February 2021
Preliminary interviews with GatenbySanderson
w/c 22nd February 2021
Shortlist Meeting
w/c 8th March 2021
Final Panel Interview
w/c 15th March 2021


The Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR) is an independent, non-profit organisation and registered charity which specialises in commercial and consumer alternative dispute resolution with the aim to provide society with skills and solutions for effective dialogue to resolve conflicts and to bring about sustainable change. The Commercial Disputes Team, which provides high quality services to UK and international law firms and their clients, is seeking a Head of Commercial Services.

This is a varied and interesting role which will focus on operations and include client and mediator management, further development of an online booking platform, commercial operations and team management and development.

To be considered for this role, you will need to offer extensive experience at senior management level within a legal services environment working in litigation and dispute resolution with a solid track record in operations. You will be able to demonstrate excellent stakeholder relationship management ability as you will serve as the senior point of contact for clients in Practice, In-house legal teams and other executive contacts, as well as genuine team leadership ability.

If you possess these qualities and are excited by the opportunity help drive effective dialogue and conflict management to achieve better outcomes and build a better society, we look forward to hearing from you.

For an informal, confidential discussion about the role, please contact Karen Malia on 07384 118 626.

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