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Paul Balen

MA Cantab

South West

Building on his creation of successful alternative dispute settlement schemes in his historical specialist areas of clinical negligence, personal injury, defamation and product liability, particularly those involving group actions, Paul has developed into a successful all-round mediator.

Out of his more recent involvement in commercial mediations his personal litigation practice has expanded into the commercial and professional negligence arenas with marked success. He frequently adopts mediation as the route to resolution of his own cases.

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Profession

Profession

Solicitor

Profession

Local Panel

South West

Profession

Specialist Panel

Personal Injury

Membership Level

Membership Level

Elite

Paul's Experience

 

 
Areas of Expertise

Since qualifying as a mediator in 2004,Paul has conducted a wide variety of mediations involving:

  • Clinical negligence
  • Personal injury
  • Probate
  • Contract
  • Construction
  • Sports
  • Professional disputes
Professional Background

As a former Chairman of a private technology company and of Governors of a public school he is able to marry inter personal skills with business and legal acumen often devising unique practical strategies to resolve deadlocks. Comfortable with media attention as a result of the high profile cases with which he has been involved as a litigator he brings these communication skills into the mediation room, making the parties at once relaxed yet alert to the opportunities for resolution that mediation brings with it.

He is a Past President of the Nottinghamshire Law Society having been Secretary between 1983 and 1988 and was a legal eagle on Radio Nottingham for over 20 years. He has written extensively and regularly lectures on legal topics and in 2000 was appointed one of the first 3 Senior Fellows of the Association of Personal Injury Law (APIL). He is a past President of the Nottinghamshire Medico-Legal Society and was national secretary and an executive committee member of APIL between 1998 and 2000. He was recently invited to lecture at an international conference on global dispute resolution and is a mediator approved by the NHS Resolution to mediate clinical negligence and personal injury cases.

History
  • 18 January 2024
    Clinical Negligence
    Settled
  • 26 January 2024
    Clinical Negligence
    Did not settle
  • 6 February 2024
    Clinical Negligence
    Settled after date
  • 20 February 2024
    Personal Injury
    Settled
  • 26 February 2024
    Clinical Negligence
    Settled
  • 1 March 2024
    Clinical Negligence
    Did not settle
  • 13 March 2024
    Clinical Negligence
    Settled
  • 28 March 2024
    Clinical Negligence
    Settled
  • 15 April 2024
    Clinical Negligence
    Settled
  • 18 April 2024
    Data Protection
    Settled
  • 19 April 2024
    Clinical Negligence
    Settled
  • 3 May 2024
    Clinical Negligence
    Did not settle
  • 13 May 2024
    Clinical Negligence
    Did not settle
  • 20 February 2024
    Personal injury
    Outcome: Settled
  • 6 February 2024
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Did Not Settle
  • 26 January 2024
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Did Not Settle
  • 18 January 2024
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 20 December 2023
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 18 December 2023
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Did Not Settle
  • 14 December 2023
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 13 December 2023
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 11 December 2023
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Did Not Settle
  • 30 November 2023
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 24 November 2023
    Healthcare
    Outcome: Settled
  • 20 November 2023
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 16 November 2023
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Did Not Settle
  • 8 November 2023
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 6 November 2023
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 5 October 2023
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 2 October 2023
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled after date
  • 21 September 2023
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 7 September 2023
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 1 September 2023
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 18 August 2023
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Did Not Settle
  • 25 July 2023
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 6 July 2023
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Adjourned
  • 21 June 2023
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 13 June 2023
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 5 June 2023
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 22 May 2023
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 19 May 2023
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 15 May 2023
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 9 May 2023
    Breach of contract
    Outcome: Did Not Settle
  • 21 April 2023
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 20 April 2023
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 5 April 2023
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 3 April 2023
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 30 March 2023
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 21 March 2023
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled after date
  • 16 March 2023
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Adjourned
  • 22 February 2023
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled after date
  • 31 January 2023
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 26 January 2023
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 24 January 2023
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 20 January 2023
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Did Not Settle
  • 19 December 2022
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled after date
  • 13 December 2022
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 9 December 2022
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 8 December 2022
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 6 December 2022
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 5 December 2022
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 23 November 2022
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 17 November 2022
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled after date
  • 15 November 2022
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled after date
  • 8 November 2022
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 3 November 2022
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled after date
  • 31 October 2022
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 27 October 2022
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 26 October 2022
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Did Not Settle
  • 20 September 2022
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 8 August 2022
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 26 July 2022
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 20 July 2022
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 15 July 2022
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 14 July 2022
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled after date
  • 1 July 2022
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled after date
  • 30 June 2022
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled after date
  • 29 June 2022
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled after date
  • 9 June 2022
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled after date
  • 20 May 2022
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 12 May 2022
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled after date
  • 10 May 2022
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 6 May 2022
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled after date
  • 4 May 2022
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Adjourned
  • 25 April 2022
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 23 March 2022
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 21 March 2022
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled after date
  • 10 March 2022
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 8 March 2022
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled after date
  • 3 February 2022
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 1 February 2022
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 24 January 2022
    Clinical negligence and human rights
    Outcome: Settled
  • 19 January 2022
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 14 January 2022
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 12 January 2022
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 11 January 2022
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 10 January 2022
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 7 January 2022
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 15 December 2021
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 8 December 2021
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 6 December 2021
    TOLATA
    Outcome: Settled
  • 15 October 2021
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 6 October 2021
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 4 October 2021
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 20 September 2021
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Did Not Settle
  • 16 September 2021
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 10 September 2021
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 3 September 2021
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 18 August 2021
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 12 August 2021
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled after date
  • 10 August 2021
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled after date
  • 4 August 2021
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 3 August 2021
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled after date
  • 22 July 2021
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 20 July 2021
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 9 July 2021
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 1 July 2021
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 23 June 2021
    Human Rights
    Outcome: Settled after date
  • 19 May 2021
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Adjourned
  • 7 May 2021
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 29 April 2021
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled after date
  • 26 April 2021
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 23 April 2021
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 16 April 2021
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled after date
  • 15 April 2021
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 13 April 2021
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled after date
  • 12 April 2021
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 1 April 2021
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 29 March 2021
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled after date
  • 26 March 2021
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled after date
  • 22 March 2021
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 19 March 2021
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 11 March 2021
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled after date
  • 9 March 2021
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 2 March 2021
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled after date
  • 23 February 2021
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 22 February 2021
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled after date
  • 17 February 2021
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled after date
  • 25 January 2021
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 20 January 2021
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 14 January 2021
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 8 December 2020
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 30 November 2020
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Adjourned
  • 10 November 2020
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 29 October 2020
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 16 October 2020
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 15 October 2020
    Clinical negligence and human rights
    Outcome: Settled
  • 12 October 2020
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 5 October 2020
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 30 September 2020
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 28 September 2020
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 18 September 2020
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 10 September 2020
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 4 September 2020
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 25 August 2020
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 21 August 2020
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 6 August 2020
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 21 July 2020
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 25 June 2020
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Did Not Settle
  • 22 June 2020
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 9 June 2020
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 5 June 2020
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 4 June 2020
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Did Not Settle
  • 20 May 2020
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Did Not Settle
  • 6 May 2020
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 5 May 2020
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Did Not Settle
  • 4 May 2020
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled after date
  • 30 April 2020
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 29 April 2020
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 27 April 2020
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 22 April 2020
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 1 April 2020
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 25 March 2020
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 11 March 2020
    Clinical Negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 28 February 2020
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 25 February 2020
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 12 February 2020
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 13 January 2020
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 18 December 2019
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Did Not Settle
  • 17 December 2019
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Did Not Settle
  • 11 December 2019
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 10 December 2019
    Sexual Abuse
    Outcome: Settled
  • 9 December 2019
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Did Not Settle
  • 2 December 2019
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 29 November 2019
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 28 November 2019
    Clinical negligence and human rights
    Outcome: Settled
  • 27 November 2019
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 26 November 2019
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 21 November 2019
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 7 November 2019
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 24 October 2019
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 23 October 2019
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Adjourned
  • 21 October 2019
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 17 October 2019
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 16 October 2019
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 3 October 2019
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 2 October 2019
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled after date
  • 1 October 2019
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 23 September 2019
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Did Not Settle
  • 19 September 2019
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 12 September 2019
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 9 September 2019
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 29 August 2019
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 20 August 2019
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled after date
  • 16 August 2019
    Clinical Negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 15 August 2019
    Clinical Negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 12 August 2019
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 31 July 2019
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 30 July 2019
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 22 July 2019
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled after date
  • 18 July 2019
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 16 July 2019
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 26 June 2019
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 7 June 2019
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 5 June 2019
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 21 May 2019
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 20 May 2019
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 16 May 2019
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 9 May 2019
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 29 April 2019
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 25 April 2019
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Did Not Settle
  • 29 March 2019
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 28 March 2019
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Did Not Settle
  • 20 March 2019
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 18 March 2019
    Clinical Negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 12 March 2019
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 26 February 2019
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 13 February 2019
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 12 February 2019
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Did Not Settle
  • 11 February 2019
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 30 January 2019
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 29 January 2019
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 28 January 2019
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 7 January 2019
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 12 December 2018
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 19 November 2018
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 12 November 2018
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 6 November 2018
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled after date
  • 31 October 2018
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 30 October 2018
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Did Not Settle
  • 29 October 2018
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 23 October 2018
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 16 October 2018
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 15 October 2018
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 25 September 2018
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 20 September 2018
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 19 September 2018
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 18 September 2018
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 14 September 2018
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 11 September 2018
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 15 August 2018
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Adjourned
  • 27 July 2018
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 25 July 2018
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 24 July 2018
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 11 July 2018
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 14 June 2018
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 13 June 2018
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Did Not Settle
  • 12 June 2018
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 7 June 2018
    Defamation, malicious falsehood
    Outcome: Settled
  • 17 May 2018
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 8 May 2018
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Adjourned
  • 27 March 2018
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 19 March 2018
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Did Not Settle
  • 16 March 2018
    Breach of contract/negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 15 March 2018
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 14 March 2018
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 6 March 2018
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Did Not Settle
  • 21 February 2018
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 20 February 2018
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Did Not Settle
  • 9 February 2018
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 19 January 2018
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 16 January 2018
    Clinical negligence /Human Rights
    Outcome: Did Not Settle
  • 13 December 2017
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 8 November 2017
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Did Not Settle
  • 3 November 2017
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 13 September 2017
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 28 June 2017
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled after date
  • 8 June 2017
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 15 March 2017
    Clinical Negligence/Human Rights
    Outcome: Settled after date
  • 13 March 2017
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 7 March 2017
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Did Not Settle
  • 22 February 2017
    Clinical Negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 2 February 2017
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 24 November 2016
    Torts Interference with Goods
    Outcome: Settled
  • 18 November 2016
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 7 June 2016
    Probate
    Outcome: Settled
  • 10 June 2015
    Personal injury
    Outcome: Did Not Settle
  • 21 January 2015
    Contract (Sports)
    Outcome: Did Not Settle
  • 4 March 2014
    Probate
    Outcome: Settled
  • 11 November 2013
    Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled after date
  • 2 November 2012
    Personal injury
    Outcome: Settled
  • 30 January 2012
    Employment Discrimination
    Outcome: Settled
  • 12 December 2011
    Probate
    Outcome: Settled after date
  • 27 September 2011
    Personal Injury
    Outcome: Settled
  • 5 September 2011
    Personal Injury
    Outcome: Settled
  • 24 May 2011
    Commercial
    Outcome: Settled
  • 30 June 2010
    Personal Injury
    Outcome: Settled
  • 18 March 2010
    Sports Administration
    Outcome: Settled
  • 27 November 2009
    Commercial
    Outcome: Settled
  • 19 October 2009
    Personal Injury
    Outcome: Settled
  • 15 September 2009
    Personal Injury
    Outcome: Settled
  • 10 August 2009
    Personal injury
    Outcome: Settled
  • 5 May 2009
    Commercial
    Outcome: Settled
  • 27 April 2009
    Professional Negligence
    Outcome: Settled
  • 22 April 2009
    Commercial
    Outcome: Did Not Settle
  • 10 December 2008
    Contract
    Outcome: Did Not Settle
  • 1 July 2008
    Commercial
    Outcome: Settled
  • 1 November 2007
    Commercial
    Outcome: Settled
  • 3 September 2007
    Commercial
    Outcome: Settled
  • 7 August 2007
    Commercial; contract
    Outcome: Settled
  • 20 December 2006
    Commercial
    Outcome: Settled
  • 22 June 2006
    Construction
    Outcome: Settled
  • 7 February 2006
    Personal injury
    Outcome: Settled
  •  Clinical negligence
    Outcome: Settled after date

 

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