Tony Allen is a Solicitor in England and Wales. Tony was in private practice until 2000 when he joined CEDR as a full-time Director. He was accredited as a mediator by CEDR in 1997 and continued to practice as a self-employed mediator since retiring from CEDR as a Director in 2011.
Tony joined the CEDR training faculty in 1999, since then he has trained, coached and assessed mediators as lead faculty in most of Europe, South Africa (also for Conflict Dynamics), Hong Kong, Egypt, Lebanon, Rwanda, Armenia and the US. He has led seminars and lectured on mediating clinical negligence claims internationally. Tony has published many articles on the place of mediation in civil justice in the UK and South Africa and has written books on Mediation Law, Civil Practice and Mediating clinical claims.