Kevin Haven - Alternative Dispute Resolution

Kevin Haven - Alternative Dispute Resolution profile

Beyond qualifying as a mediator Kevin has further trained in workplace/employment mediation and in Advanced Mediation Skills.

Kevin will carry out mediations in his core practice areas of personal injury, clinical negligence and profession negligence.

In addition to Kevin’s main areas of practice he also has extensive practical experience which can assist in mediations relating to:


Business/Marine Industry

Having run a family businesses dealing with employment and financing issues and distributorships

  • Bloodstock syndicate disputes
  • Property development and contractual disputes arising during project management
  • Licenced trade disputes - Kevin holds a BIIAB personal licence and other qualifications relevent to licenced trade management
  • Yacht racing with knowledge of Yacht racing rules and the protest procedures
  • Managing yachting corporate events  
  • Yacht building / construction disputes



Management and employment disputes arising in schools under special measures – admissions/exclusions

University Appeals process at board of governor level dealing with:

  • Students educational disputes/exclusions
  • Staff employment/disciplinary/redundancy disputes


01962 868161 / 020 7353 0711


Year of call: 1982
  • Governor University of Portsmouth 2003 to 2009 - Chair of Audit Committee 2006 to 2009
Areas of specialism:
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence
  • Professional Negligence
  • Public Access and Direct Access
  • BA (Hon) Law - University of Kent
  • LLM Admiralty & Shipping Law - University College, University of London
  • Dip IPL – Diploma in Intellectual Property Law - Queen Mary College, University of London
Professional associations:
  • Personal Injury Bar Association
  • Profession Negligence Bar Association
  • Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
  • Member of the Society of Mediators
Professional activities:
  • Solicitor 1990 to 1995
  • Accredited Mediator (LSM)
  • CIArb
Outside Interests:
  • RYA Yachtmaster – former sailing instructor
  • Yacht racing - RORC and Fastnet
  • Founder of Manches Yacht Racing Cup 1990
  • Previously taught the law modules for the Professional Skipper course at the National Sailing Centre at Cowes