Bill Marsh

Bill Marsh

William ("Bill") Marsh is a leading UK and international mediator, with extensive and successful experience in a wide range of commercial and other disputes. Practising since 1991, he is now amongst the most experienced mediators in Europe.




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Website: www.billmarsh.co.uk

Articles and Video:

Too Much Or Too Little? (03/03/17)
How many of us share the experience I have had – sitting on the last train home, late at night, with a day’s mediating behind me and no settlement?

Mediating Early and Late (06/06/15)
It’s not always easy to spot trends. But one that I have noticed over the last year or two is an increase in the number of cases I am being asked to mediate in which litigation or arbitration proceedings have not yet been issued.

Gratitude For The Law (04/03/15)
This year in the UK we are celebrating the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta, or “Great Charter”. Interestingly, and less well-known, this deal was mediated.

Whisper It Quietly? (02/06/15)
This is a blog I have shied away from writing. Several times. Even now, as I do so, I am wary of it. But here goes. I’ll come right out with it.

Return to Self-Determination (01/15/15)
Noted mediation thinkers such as Robert Bush and Joseph Folger write an empassioned challenge to the profession “Reclaiming Mediation’s Future: Getting Over the Intoxication of Expertise, Re-Focusing on Party Self-Determination,, arguing that mediation has shifted radically away from the party self-determination which is its essence. Read Bill's article here.

Who's Running the Show? (01/09/15)
Noted mediation thinkers such as Robert Bush and Joseph Folger write an empassioned challenge to the profession “Reclaiming Mediation’s Future: Getting Over the Intoxication of Expertise, Re-Focusing on Party Self-Determination”, arguing that mediation has shifted radically away from the party self-determination which is its essence.

Order Or Chaos – What Is Your Preference? (04/02/12)
I recently came across a new word – new to me, at least, which was irritating because I pride myself on having a pretty good vocabulary. The word is “Chaordic”. To quote Wikipedia, “The portmanteau chaordic refers to a system of governance that blends characteristics of chaos and order”.

Listen. Then Listen Some More. (12/05/11)
I am writing this from outside my home country, on a two-week assignment. It’s not a “mediation” as we might typically know it – not yet, anyway – but rather an early stage engagement with a long-standing and profoundly deep-rooted conflict.