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Queen Square Advisory

Charity Mediation

Michael King is an accredited Mediator, able to assist charities and similar organisations to settle disputes which can arise between trustees or organisations.

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About Queen Square Advisory

Following retirement after 40 years as a solicitor in London & Bath, mainly in the fields of charity & education, Michael King is now an accredited Mediator and is prepared to assist charities and other voluntary organisations to settle disputes which can so easily arise between trustees or organisations.


Michael operates through his wholly-owned company Queen Square Advisory Limited and can be contacted via this website or direct via michaelking1785@gmail.com

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Mr Michael King was instructed to undertake an internal investigation underpinned by complex governance procedures. Mr King conducted the investigation professionally and with sensitivity to all of the parties concerned. The resulting investigation report was delivered in a timely manner and was robust, succinct and was relied upon to facilitate an appropriate resolution to the dispute. Mr King’s knowledge and experience was invaluable and served to support the resolution of a complicated internal procedure.


Sue Midha, 

Director of Human Resources, Cardiff University

 

"Michael has the patience and empathy required to make an effective mediator and his long and varied experience of dealing with all kinds of problems within and between charities equips him with the knowledge and insight to tackle disputes of all kinds which affect charities. He has a particular understanding of religious organisations which should encourage confidence among clients who would benefit from sensitivity to the nuances of both their trusts and their ethics."

Francesca Quint
Barrister, Radcliffe Chambers

 

"Michael has unrivalled experience of the voluntary sector and a real understanding of the difficulties that can beset charities and their trustees. He has a highly effective, practical approach – delivered with unflappable good humour”

Ann Phillips
Chairman, Stone King LLP

 

"Michael’s efficient and sensitive handing of a difficult multiparty mediation achieve a settlement in one day that had up to that point been the subject of more than a year of posturing, litigating and acrimony."

Stephen Rasch
Chairman, Cyril Taylor Charitable Foundation UK.

 

"Michael has shown tremendous tact and diplomacy in dealing with sensitive and difficult casework. His solution focussed approach and ability to unravel complex situations and problems is impressive and I have no hesitation in recommending him."

Chetan Trivedi
Head of Human Resources
British Psychological Society