Eileen Carroll QC (Hon)

Eileen Carroll QC (Hon)

Described by clients as “utterly brilliant” (Who’s Who Legal), Eileen is one of the most sought after mediators in practice today and is repeatedly praised for her energetic and direct approach. As co-Founder of CEDR, after working as a lawyer in the US, she pioneered the use of mediation in Europe.

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Legal Directories

  • “Not afraid to challenge parties”
  • “Described as a key factor in unlocking negotiations”
  • “She enjoys tremendous respect in the marketplace. Numerous clients commented upon her energetic and direct approach. Others praised her ability to ‘home in on the practical aspects so that everyone is constantly aware of the commercial objective’.”
  • “Earns particular praise for the energy she brings to mediations, with one solicitor noting “she settled the unsettleable.”
  • “She adopts a crystal-clear approach and always has her eye on the result.”

Clients

  • “I'm being absolutely candid when I say that Eileen was the best mediator I've ever encountered.”
    Partner, Family Trust Case
  • “Eileen was approachable, she had very clear strategies, she cut through the nonsense, she moved things along to the extent that she could. She was completely in control of the process.”
    Partner, Family Trust Case
  • “I am emailing to tell you how much I appreciate the truly extraordinary job you did for all of us. Your quick grasp of the issues in our case and interpersonal dynamics involved, as well as your own force of personality, were crucial to the success of the mediation.”
    Associate, Los Angeles Law Firm
  • “Thank you very much once again for all you help yesterday. In particular, thank you for your positive attitude which helped keep the atmosphere (reasonably) relaxed when things could have fallen apart.”
    Partner, Retail case
  • “Eileen was very good at preventing the other side from walking out, which was a real risk as tensions were running very high. Eileen kept the mediation on track which ultimately led to a successful outcome.”
    Partner, Retail Case

All of Eileen’s work is managed through CEDR Chambers (Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution). To enquire about Eileen’s availability or to book her for a mediation call the Commercial Team on +44 (0)20 7536 6060 or email adr@cedr.com. To contact Eileen directly, ecarroll@cedr.com+44 (0)7958 523024.