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Anthony Salata FRICS MCIArb CEDR Accredited

Chambers Guide to the Legal Profession says:

"A chartered surveyor with vast experience of mediating professional negligence, construction and property disputes. Observers welcomed his approach in taking a thoughtful consideration of the issues."

Anthony Salata has been involved in mediation since the early days of CEDR and is probably one of the most experienced non-lawyer mediators.
General Dispute resolution experience includes both bilateral and many multi-party disputes involving insurance companies. Topics have included compulsory purchase and compensation, Landlord & Tenant disputes, rent reviews, solicitors architects and surveyors professional negligence cases, construction, joint venture partnership, valuation disputes, boundary disputes, rights of way issues, town planning matters, fee disputes, and service charge disputes, intestacy, property management and housing disputes, employment issues. Disputed sums have included figures in the order of £150m.

He is at the forefront of new dispute resolution techniques and was recently an ENE panel member in what was believed to be the first compulsory purchase compensation dispute to be referred to Early Neutral Evaluation.

In addition to mediating for CEDR is also a member of the following mediation panels.

CPR International Panel of Distinguished Mediators in New York (new invitation ) In Place of Strife, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, Union Rail (mediation disputes arising out compulsory purchase for the new rail link).

Dispute Resolution experience also includes arbitration and acting as Independent Expert for nearly 15 years (particularly dealing with rent review). Approach is based on problem solving and facilitation with an ability to see beyond the contractual sticking points.

Anthony Salata is also joint senior partner of Jorden Salata in London. He is a chartered surveyor and arbitrator and CEDR accredited mediator and a Registered Fixed charge Receiver. He has been a principal for over 25 years and has 33 years experience in the fields of valuation, letting, rent review, investment and development appraisal.

He was the former Chairman of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors Dispute Resolution Practice Panel and is Chairman of the RICS Mediation Task Force. In his work for the RICS he has been actively involved in training and setting up training schemes for arbitrators and expert witnesses. He has also been a member of the Training Faculty of CEDR (the Centre for Dispute Resolution) for nearly 10 years.

As a Law of Property Act Receiver he has also wide experience of insolvency issues and he has advised a number of major banks and financial institutions. He has been appointed in over 300 fixed charge receiverships. He has experience of project co-ordination, development, investment and valuation and writes and lectures on Dispute Resolution matters. He was the author of "Offices Today & Tomorrow", a development manual published by the College of Estate Management and was a contributor to "Building Design Utilisation", published by Spon.

As a contributor to the Television Education Network, he presented the videos and papers covering ADR and mediation in connection with valuation. He has presented CPD tapes for the Arbitration Act 1996 and the Civil Evidence Act. He has given two of the prestigious Bar/Law Society/RICS Blundell Memorial Lectures covering at different times both ADR in commercial disputes and the role of the Expert witness".

As a contributor to the Television Education Network, he has presented the videos and papers covering ADR. Currently he is writing the Mediation and Arbitration sections of the new on-line e-book "Dispute Resolution & Avoidance" by RICS Books Ltd.

Arbitration experience has been mainly in connection with rent review and town planning, generally involving disputes that produce capital sums in the order of £20m.