Quentin Smith

Independent mediator

Quentin has been a full-time, independent mediator since May 2007, prior to which he was a litigator, in private practice, for 22 years, principally involved with personal injury and professional negligence cases.

He has undertaken more than 1,000 mediations with a very high success rate, especially for clinical negligence/personal injury cases, which account for a significant proportion of the overall total. The value of the scheduled personal injury claims that he has mediated in is in the region of £500 million. His mediation practice encompasses a wide range of other disputes.

For more than 14 years, he has been in the top bracket for mediators in both the Legal 500 and Chambers. He a three-times winner of Mediation Achiever of the Year at the Eclipse Proclaim Personal Injury Awards—most recently in 2017.