Our Mediation Team

Dave Warren

Dave is an experienced conflict resolution specialist and adviser, with an extensive career and experience of corporate leadership.

Dave served as an operational fire fighter and senior officer for thirty years in London, Essex and Cambridgeshire Fire Services. Dave initially became a mediator with the Fire Service, dealing with both commercial disputes and human resource issues, later volunteering for a community mediation charity in Cambridge.

Dave now works as an adviser and mediator for Inheritance Planning Company and is a student of the Society for Trust and Estate Practitioners. Dave’s specialist skill set is the resolution of disputes in contested probate cases and the elder sector utilising his many years of experience as a mediator in industry and the community.

Contact details: d.warren@inheritance.uk.com


Karen Patrick

Prior to specialising in dispute resolution Karen spent 20+ years in HR working at a senior level across a number of sectors; commercial, public and not for profit. Karen has over 10 years’ workplace mediation experience supporting both organisations and individuals facilitating the resolution of workplace conflict, employment disputes, and with supporting effective employee relations practice and employee engagement strategies.

Karen passionately believes people have it within themselves to resolve any conflict situation if they have the willingness to want to do so and supports them to achieve this. She believes that people need support before and after the resolution process to effect permanent change.

Karen has turned her mediation skills to probate conflicts with Inheritance Planning Company.

Contact details: k.patrick@inheritance.uk.com

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