Legal Training

Richard Butler delivers regular lectures and training courses on contract, tort, international jurisdiction and dispute resolution topics at many leading City of London and regional law firms and has delivered courses in the United States, China, Africa and in several European countries. Formerly Head of corporate and banking litigation at Norton Rose, he is a freelance trainer and training consultant. He is also a visiting professor at Nottingham Law School. To find links to some free YouTube training resources, click here.


Richard Butler is a Chartered Arbitrator and conducts arbitrations in real estate disputes. Past arbitrations include determination of completion disputes and the interpretation of leases, both in a domestic and an international setting

Commercial Mediation

Richard Butler has conducted over 100 commercial mediations of disputes concerning professional negligence, secured lending, real estate transactions and landlord and tenant. Invited to address the European Parliament during the passage of the European ADR Directive, he is a former member of the Law Society's ADR Committee and has lectured extensively on the subject.