Joanna Lewis

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Barrister & Mediator

‘A natural mediator’

‘Calm, patient and makes you feel able to speak’

‘Sensitive and insightful questioning’

‘Excellent, highly skilled and with an entirely suitable approach and attitude. She made something delicate and complex relatively pain free’

‘A real peacemaker’

‘An excellent manner’

‘Skilful facilitation – gentle, firm, focussed and diligent. Very impressive’

Joanna is an accredited and experienced mediator based in Bristol. She is interested in the individual and seeks to ensure that all voices are heard and listened to in the mediations and facilitations she is involved in. Her well-practised people handling skills, an ability to listen and quickly spot the key issues in a dispute, challenging questioning and creative thinking provide the best problem solving environment in which resolve a wide range of disputes.

Joanna mediates in a wide variety of areas including:

  • Commercial, contract, trusts and tort
  • Employment and workplace
  • Schools and education
  • Landlord and tenant
  • Boundary and property disputes
  • Neighbour and community disputes
  • Professional negligence
  • Insurance
  • Personal injury
  • Clinical negligence

Joanna is also an approved mediator and facilitator for the Church of England and has recently facilitated the General Synod on issues of human sexuality.

When she is not mediating Joanna works as a barrister practising in the fields of personal injury and clinical negligence. Her legal training and background makes her an ideal choice for mediating complex disputes as well as cases involving difficult individuals.


Civil Mediation Council

Personal Injury Bar Association

Middle Temple


MA University of St Andrews

Post Graduate Diploma in Law

London School of Mediation

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