Respected mediator Amanda Bucklow is experienced in mediating a large variety of cases, with noted expertise in employment disputes regarding dismissal and discrimination. Her international practice also takes in claims involving property, professional negligence and public sector issues. She is "charming and engaging," according to one source, who adds that she is "particularly useful in cases involving complex personalities, which she can read like a book."
Chambers and Partners, 2017
"Amanda Bucklow ... mediates a wide range of commercial disputes and employment-related matters, including discrimination and dismissal issues; Bucklow has notable expertise in transport, IT and financial services claims, as well as disputes involving regulated sectors."
Legal 500 Oct 2017
Amanda Bucklow continues to be popular. She "invests heavily in preparation prior to the mediation, spending time with the parties getting them prepared to mediate, identifying the heart of the dispute and possible solutions." Sources say she "creates value for all concerned."
Chambers and Partners Guide to the Legal Profession - 2014
Amanda Bucklow is regarded as an ‘exceptional mediator’. ‘Firm but facilitative’, she is rated for her ‘great stamina, perseverance and patience’ and ‘non-confrontational’ style. Her ‘uncanny ability to read the underlying dynamics of a dispute’, combined with a strong commercial background, make her a top choice for ‘complex mediations requiring advanced skills’.
Legal 500 - 2009
Former City trader Amanda Bucklow has established a first-class reputation in all sizes and types of dispute. Clients value her ‘creativity’ and ‘commercial flair, talent for lateral thinking’ and considerable persuasive powers. Among mediators she is known for her facilitative, psychology-based approach to unlocking disputes, and enjoys an enviable settlement record.
Legal 500 - 2010
The "impressive" Amanda Bucklow is praised by instructing solicitors for her understanding of issues "not just from a legal perspective, but also from a commercial perspective." Solicitors describe her as "constructive, helpful and probing where appropriate" and say she goes "beyond the normal call of duty in attempting to get the parties to reach an agreement."
Chambers and Partners Guide to the Legal Profession - 2013
This independent commercial mediator is widely praised for her impressive capability in regulated infrastructure sectors such as rail and telecoms, in which she is considered “ahead of the pack,” and in employment disputes. Interviewees lauded her as “a Renaissance woman, hugely skilled with a disarming and matter-of-fact manner, and an enormous background knowledge.” They highlighted her deft handling of highly sensitive and complex mediations, as well as her contribution to the ‘industry thought process’ through papers and conference appearances.
Chambers and Partners Guide to the Legal Profession - 2009