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Clive Rich

LawBrief, Mediator and Arbitrator

Lawbite Customer Comments

I really enjoy working with Clive. He's down to earth, keeps things simple and is very efficient, highly recommended. Ruby McGuire Coaching T/A Rock Your Fabulous Biz

Thanks for the help, we got the contract accepted today, signing tomorrow. DIGITECH LONDON LIMITED

I LOVE working with Clive, he's down to earth, helps me get things resolved really quickly, and explains things simply. HIGHLY recommend! Ruby McGuire Coaching T/A Rock Your Fabulous Biz

Experience

Clive Rich is a highly experienced entertainment and digital media lawyer, who has also successfully run digital businesses for companies such as Sony and Bertelsmann.

A qualified barrister, he has been a lawyer for almost 30 years and has drafted and crafted contracts for a broad spectrum of multi-nationals, major organisations and brands, including Yahoo, Apple, Napster, SanDisk, Myspace and the BBC.

He has also previously run his own legal practice, Rich Futures Ltd in association with the Top 30 UK law firm, Olswang LLP, representing a variety of technology companies and SMEs.

Education

Clive studied at Lincoln College, Oxford and the Inns of Court School of Law and qualified as Barrister in 1983. He qualified as a CEDR accredited Mediator in 2010 and as a CiArb Arbitrator in 2012, and has carried out a number of CEDR mediations.

He is also one of 22 Ombudsman Services Business to Business Preferred Mediators.

Achievements

As a negotiator, he is the author of “The Yes Book: the Art of Better Negotiation”, published by Random House in March 2013. Clive has also designed and successfully launched a negotiation App called “Close My Deal”, enabling people to understand the basis of successful negotiation and apply the skills to everyday scenarios. He has provided negotiating coaching and deal making services to a wide range of large organisations and SMEs. He has also been a board member of a number of digital SMEs.

He has recently been invited to become a Tech London Advocate and is a member of the JV strategy Club and Futures Agency.

Other Interests

Clive is a devoted father and husband, but when he is not spending time with his family, he likes to unwind by playing golf or watching a variety of sports (football, rugby, cricket). He and his son are Fulham season ticket holders so he is used to trying to look on the bright side of life.

Languages

Conversational French.