Fermata UK Limited

Dispute Resolution, Mediation, Adjudication, Delay Analysis, Arbitration

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Fermata's managing director, John Marshall, has mediated over 50 commercial disputes, including multi-party disputes, in many fields including in relation to construction defects, dilapidations, breach of contract, boundaries and professional negligence and also across a wide range of commercial and industrial subject matters from locomotive parts to conservatories. He has successfully mediated both three and four party disputes. He has also mediated a number of disputes in time-limited court mediation schemes. These have included housing disrepair, breach of contract, family disputes, construction disputes and others.

He acts as an assessor for the mediation courses run by the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and the RICS.


John Marshall is on the register of construction adjudicators of the Institution of Civil Engineers, the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. He has been appointed as adjudicator in over 40 disputes, none of which has been the subject of enforcement proceedings.

John is Chairman of the I.C.E. Advisory Panel on Legal Affairs and also a member of the Dispute Resolution Panel.