Paul Randolph

Applying Psychology to Asian Pacific Dispute Resolution

Paul Randolph is a leading British mediator, trainer and writer, whose approach adopts a subtle focus on the psychology of conflict and conflict management. Paul is a barrister, accredited mediator, practising in Gray’s Inn, London.  He is a member of The Board of the UK Civil Mediation Council the UK Bar Council ADR Committee Chair of the Tutu Foundation UK Mediation Service Board of the Slynn Foundation EMNI (the European Mediation Network Initiative) IMI (the International Mediation Institute) IBA (International Bar Association) BIMA (Belief in Mediation and Arbitration) formerly the Professional Standards Committee of the College of Mediators External Examiner for the Mediation LLM at Kingston University.

He has many years of mediation experience, and has mediated successfully in employment and workplace, commercial and professional negligence matters, in family-type conflicts involving property, inheritance and probate issues, and in business and partnership disputes. In 1998, together with an eminent psychotherapist, Paul created the Mediation Skills Course at the School of Psychotherapy and Psychology, Regent’s University London, and has been its Course Leader since then, training and accrediting over 1000 mediators.

Paul’s first book Mediation – A Psychological Insight into Conflict Resolution was published in 2004, and his second: The Psychology of Conflict.– Mediating in a Diverse World, with a foreword by Archbishop Desmond Tutu, and endorsements from Sir Henry Brooke, Sir Alan Ward, and Boris Johnson, has received extensive praise.

Paul Randolph’s presentations on the psychological aspects of mediation and conflict resolution have had world-wide acclaim with UK and international audiences. He has given master classes on the application of psychology in cross-border and cross-ethnic mediation, and in conflict management, to professional and official organisations in the UK and throughout Europe, as well as in India, China, South Africa, North and South America, Singapore, Russia, Turkey and Jordan.