Charlie Irvine (Director, University of Strathclyde Mediation Clinic)

Charlie Irvine is Director of Strathclyde's LLM in Mediation and Conflict Resolution, combining academic study with a strong focus on practice.  In response to student demand he started the Mediation Clinic in 2011; from a handful of mediations per year the Clinic has grown to the point where it provides small claims mediation in almost half of Scotland's courts. Charlie’s academic work focuses on the role of justice in mediation and his practice includes workplace, succession and charity disputes and professional complaints. He is a regular contributor to the Kluwer Mediation Blog.