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.

CEDR ChambersLegal 500 - Leading Mediator 2018Chambers UK 2016 - Leading IndividualInternational Mediation: Breaking Business Deadlock

Legal Directories

  • “She led the most effective opening session I have ever seen.”
  • “’Hugely experienced’, she is one of the market’s most popular mediators.”
  • “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’.”
  • “She managed to interplay with the teams effectively despite large numbers on each side.”
  • “Highly experienced, accessible and collaborative”

Clients

  • “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 have limitless appreciation for the job that you did as a mediator in what I believe was one of the most difficult cases to settle that I have encountered in my nearly forty years of litigating civil lawsuits”
    US coverage counsel
  • “Thank you. And thank you for your very adept and non-judgmental way of bringing the parties to a deal. For a few moments in the middle of the afternoon, I had thought that we weren't going to get there. Well done.”
    Partner, Banking Case
  • “It was complicated and she dealt with it well. Strong point was the way she dealt with personalities - interpersonal skills understood the commercial drivers.”
    Solicitor, Professional Negligence 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.