Managing Director, Mark Belford joined the ADR Group in 2014, following nearly 20 years at a leading set of barristers’ chambers. Mark is responsible for the overall management and strategic direction of the company.
Head of the Membership Team, Leena Patel joined the ADR Group in 2014, having previously worked at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
An Executive of the Disputes Resolution Team and Consumer Disputes Manager, Charlotte joined the ADR Group in 2015. Prior to joining, Charlotte spent 8 years at two leading sets of Chambers as an Assistant Clerk. As well as assisting with cases, Charlotte is also in charge of Consumer Disputes.
Management Accountant Elena Toma joined the ADR Group in the summer of 2015. Elena is an experienced management accountant with almost 16 years in various accounting roles. Prior to accounting, Elena was a qualified English teacher before deciding to change professions.
Senior Adviser, Richard Schiffer is a founder member of the ADR Group and a consultant solicitor with Wallace LLP specialising in international commercial transactions and General Counsel advice and representation to multinational corporations and entrepreneurial private clients.
Richard also has a business background. He is Co-Chairman of The Ambassador Partnership, a partnership of former Ambassadors consulting to businesses. He is also the CEO of an English company commercialising the intellectual property of the Shenkar College of Engineering and Design in Ramat Gan, Israel. He is a Director and Treasurer of the Civil Mediation Council.