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James T. Peter

Mediator SAV/SKWM, Attorney at law, LL.M.
Phone +41 43 344 32 64

· Co-founder of Bellevue Mediation
· Since 2015: Partner with Krepper Spring Partners
· 2001-2015: Partner with A A A V O Q Attorneys at law
· 1999-2001 Partner with Walder Wyss & Partners
· Since 1997 active as business mediator
· Mediation training and mediator at the Dispute Resolution Center, Austin TX
· Post-graduate study in the USA (LL.M.)
· Doctorate from the University of Zurich (dissertation "Data Protection Law in the private sector")
· Assistant to Professor H.U. Walder, Zurich University, Chair for civil process law and debt collection and bankruptcy law.
· Bar Exam
· Law School at the University of Zurich

Additional professional activities
· Trainer for Mediation, Conflict Management, Negotiation for: Swiss Bar Ass., KSGR, University of Applied Sciences in Zurich (ZHAW), Swiss Trustees Institute, University of Lucerne
· Since 2001 mediation trainer
· Founding member of the Swiss Chamber of Commercial Mediation

Preferred areas of activity
· Corporate mediation (particularly international contractual relationships, information technology, finance, real estate and construction, trade)
· Workplace & partnerships mediation
· Mediation in government agencies
· Inheritance mediation

Publications on mediation
· Bin ich kompetent? Beitrag zum persönlichen Konfliktmanagement ("Am I competent? Contribution to a Personal Conflict Management"), Praxis Kommunikation, 4/2016, 50 seq
· Commentary on Swiss Civil Procedure Act, Art. 19, 20, 29, 30, 197-218, Bern 2012
· "Mediation for Money Claims", in HAVE Schlichten statt richten, Zürich 2012, p. 35 et seq.
· "Court Related Commercial Mediation: Experience Report", AnwaltsRevue 10/2012, p. 464 et seq.
· Court Related Mediation, Commentary on Mediation in the Swiss Civil Procedure Act, Bern 2011
· "Mediation in the project for a Swiss Civil Procedure Act" ("Mediation in der geplanten schweizerischen Zivilprozessordnung"), Perspektive Mediation, 2005/2, p. 92 ff.
· "The meaning of different Mediation styles" ("Die Bedeutung unterschiedlicher Mediationsstile"), Zeitschrift für Konfliktmanagement 2/2005, p. 48 ff.
· Interview: "Investment loss: Mediator can help", Cash No. 16, 17. April 2003, p. 50 f.
· "Disputes in IT-Projects" ("Vom Umgang mit Konflikten bei IT-Projekten", NZZ 24. September 2002, B 10
· Co-author: Settlement weeks at the District Court of Zurich ("Mediationwochen am Bezirksgericht Zürich (Schweiz)"), in: ZKM - Zeitschrift für Konfliktmanagement, April 2002
· Mediation: A process to overcome barriers to conflict resolution ("Mediation: Ein Verfahren zur Überwindung von Einigungshindernissen"), in: Aktuelle Juristische Praxis (AJP) 2000, p.18 ff.
· "Med-Arb in international Arbitration", in: The American Review on International Arbitration, Vol. 8 No.1 1997

· Swiss Chamber of Commercial Mediation (past president)
· American Bar Association, Section Dispute Resolution
· Swiss and Zurich Bar Association
· Institute for Mediation
· International Academy of Mediation (IAM)