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

  • “Has incredible patience and resolve, as well as an engaging and constructive manner which can help difficult parties to move more quickly towards resolution.”
  • “She led the most effective opening session I have ever seen.”
  • “Described as a key factor in unlocking negotiations”
  • “A very skilled, smooth mediator – assertive but not aggressive and only puts real pressure on people when absolutely necessary.”
  • “She managed to interplay with the teams effectively despite large numbers on each side.”

Clients

  • “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
  • “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 for working tirelessly to encourage the parties to settle yesterday. You did a great job and my team is very grateful to you.”
    Partner, Insurance Case
  • “A very big thank you for your skill, patience and perseverance. We certainly wouldn't have got there without you.”
    Partner, Pension 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

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.