ArbDB Chambers

Tel: +44 (0)203 514 9020

Email: martin.poulter@arbdb.com

London - Dubai - Kuala Lumpur


Anthony Fincham


Specialisms:

Employment

Partnership

Commercial Litigation

Career History:

CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP 1978 – April 2019
(and predecessor firms)

Partner from 1984

Head of Employment from 2005 – 2017

Professional:

Extensive experience as a mediator and among the first to be recognised as a leader in the field of mediation by Chambers Directory. The current edition includes this endorsement:

“Anthony is an employment lawyer and works tirelessly to resolve disputes in this area: he is described as a focused and patient mediator. His statesman-like approach has impressed observers and he is highly respected by peers.”

Member of the Court of Appeal Mediation Panel and Member of the City of London Law Society Employment Committee (until 30/04/2019)

Formerly non-executive director of ADR Group and Chairman of ADR London

Mediated approximately 75 disputes in a variety of fields including: wrongful and unfair dismissal, breach of contract, private international law, sex discrimination, professional negligence, land and tenant, and partnership. A particular focus has been workplace mediation, employment being his principal specialisation.

Specific examples include:

1. Workplace falling out between two senior executives of US owned fund manager

2. Sex discrimination claim against major law firm

3. Cross-border partnership dispute

4. Race discrimination claim against local authority

5. Wrongful arrest claim against Metropolitan Police

6. Partnership disputes in different fields

7. Multiparty disputes including participation in 5 day mediation involving 6 parties

Personal:

Married with three children

President of the Law Society Cricket Club

Governor of Francis Holland Schools Trust

Formerly a member of External Advisory Panel to the Faculty of History at Oxford University

Formerly a trustee of Cardinal Hume Centre

Played cricket for Oxford University 1976 and continues to play for various sides

Interests:

Cricket, history, travel