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Lord Woolf of Barnes, Visiting Professor and Chairman of the UCL Council, is the former Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales and a graduate of the UCL Law Faculty. Lord Woolf has had a very longstanding interest in alternative dispute resolution and mediation. His report, Access to Justice, 1996 (‘The Woolf Report’) was generally acknowledged to have been a catalyst for the development of ADR in England. Lord Woolf has lectured on the subject of ADR both in the United Kingdom and in many countries abroad. He also chaired the network of the Presidents of the Supreme Judicial Courts of the European Union’s Working Group on mediation. Lord Woolf is a chartered arbitrator. He is also Special Adviser to CEDR and chair of its International Conflict Management Advisory Group, launched in 2005. Lord Woolf has also joined the panel of CEDR’s most senior dispute resolution experts.

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