April 11, 2014
Irvine, Calif. – JAMS is proud to announce the addition of JAMS Ireland as the newest member of JAMS International. JAMS Ireland offers parties from different jurisdictions mediation and arbitration services in Dublin and Belfast.
JAMS Ireland is the latest addition to the growing international network of high quality commercial ADR providers that JAMS established in 2011. Other members include ADR Center in Italy and Results ADR in the Netherlands.
“ADR in Ireland is on an upward trajectory, based on the economic realities and legislation encouraging consensual resolution of disputes,” said Chris Poole, JAMS president and CEO. “We are pleased to have quality partners who are working with us to take advantage of the growing need for commercial ADR in Ireland and to further expand our global network.”
JAMS Ireland will be spearheaded by two very experienced lawyers, Paul Tweed and Gavin Bonnar, who between them have represented high-profile, international clients for more than 50 years.
“JAMS Ireland will offer a neutral and convenient geographical location as well as a world-class panel of experts with unique experience and a strong pedigree in mediating the most problematic cross-border and general commercial disputes,” said Mr. Tweed. “We have established this service with a view to providing efficient and cost-effective dispute resolution alternatives in both Irish jurisdictions, supported by the world-class expertise of JAMS in order to provide resolutions to the often sensitive issues arising from cross-border disputes.”
In addition to Mr. Tweed and Mr. Bonnar, the JAMS Ireland panel includes Lord Mawhinney, Aaro Suonio, Tom Kelly, Brian Speers, Paul O’Higgins, Michael Kealey and Fintan Drury, along with the talented JAMS panel of retired judges and attorneys.
About JAMS, The Resolution Experts
Founded in 1979, JAMS, The Resolution Experts is the largest private provider of mediation and arbitration services worldwide. With Resolution Centers nationwide and abroad, JAMS and its nearly 300 exclusive neutrals are responsible for resolving thousands of the world’s important cases. JAMS may be reached at 800-352-5267.