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'Any fact facing us is not as important as our attitude toward it, for that determines our success or failure. The way you think about a fact may defeat you before you ever do anything about it.' Norman Vincent Peale

Kingsley qualified as an ADR Group accredited civil and commercial mediator in 2013. He brings to mediation practical experience and commercial understanding from various sectors such as legal, branding, arts and recruitment. In 2009, Kingsley was trained by Bromley Community Mediation Service to resolve community and neighbourhood disputes.

With a good knowledge of litigation in the Intellectual Property Enterprise Court and intellectual property (IP) law, Kingsley can assist parties to an IP dispute (including domain names) reach settlement terms which they can live with or operate under. He is also interested in disputes in relation to workplace, poor quality of service, unpaid debt, and professional negligence.

Outside mediation, Kingsley assists with practice management at CMDS and serves as the coordinator for the multi-faith ADR organisation, BIMA Group. He also mentors young people under the mediation charity Converge. Kingsley frequently writes on intellectual property matters, particularly as a blogger on Afro-IP and related blogs such as the IPKat. He enjoys jogging, playing football or table tennis, and cooking.

Publications:

Authored over 150 online articles on intellectual property law, practice and policy developments.

Intellectual property versus the public interest: who gets the vote? (2011) 6(10) Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice, 675-677.

Norwich Pharmacal order: Business interests and “exemplary” conduct can be relevant (September 2014) Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice.

Academic qualifications:

LL.M in Civil Litigation and Dispute Resolution - City Law School, London

Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice (LPC) - Westminster Law School, University of Westminster

MSc in Management of Intellectual Property - Queen Mary, University of London

LL.B in Law and International Relations - University of Sussex

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