With a focus on helping clients examine their needs and interests, Baria offers free, independent and confidential consultations.
For ADR services, these conversations may relate to designing appropriate dispute resolution clauses, recommended options for non-escalated conflicts, and the most suitable mechanisms for formal, on-going cases. Where clients are looking to secure training and consultancy services, She can design up-to-date, relevant programs, utilising smart tools and global best practice resources in order to understand the implications of current strategic consensus in the field, and to assist in making fully informed choices.
Mediation & Arbitration
Third Party Guidance
A UK qualified barrister and with close to 20 years experience as a civil and commercial mediator, working internationally with parties from diverse jurisdictions, backgrounds and cultures, Baria functions as an independent and neutral fulcrum, designing optimal mediation processes and matching her insights, skills and expertise to the parties’ respective positions, interests, and needs. Actively assisting in shaping and improving potential settlement outcomes, Baria takes a hands-on approach, guiding her clients towards positive, considered and mutually agreed settlements.
As a Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, she also takes commercial arbitration appointments from time to time.
Looking to develop your or your team's ADR skills? Baria designs and delivers quality training solutions to enhance individual and team potential and confidence. With a range of open and in-house events, both in the UK and internationally, her client base spans a wide range of industries, including law firms, corporations and small business clients.
Taking an interactive approach, incorporating exercises, role-plays and discussions, and offering high quality participant materials, workshop topics include Mediation, Arbitration, Negotiation, Conflict Management, ADR Advocacy, Communication, Difficult Situations, Emotions and More.
International ADR Consultancy
With over 15 years’ experience delivering international consultancy services, Baria has delivered projects for the World Bank Group (WBG), the International Finance Corporation (IFC), the European Union (EU), the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), the Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) and the UK Department for International Development (DfiD), as well as a number of private commercial organisations.
Whether introducing ADR mechanisms in new jurisdictions, assisting with institutional capacity building, engaging with stakeholders, undertaking feasibility reviews and research, offering business planning support, training, capacity building and awareness raising, or designing systems and schemes, she combines insights and skills to transform processes, strategies and outcomes.
With projects delivered across Europe, Central America, Middle East, South and East Asia, Baria is honoured to help shape and improve how clients structure and manage these initiatives in a culturally sensitive, global context.