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Dominic Bright, CMC Registered Mediator


    Dominic was Called to the Bar in 2016.  He was Judicial Assistant to Sir Brian Leveson, President of the Queen’s Bench Division.

    Dominic practises as a third six pupil, having successfully completed pupillage at a common law chambers in the Temple, where he enjoyed a mixed practice.

    As a common law practitioner, Dominic appeared in his own right in the High Court, and regularly in the County, Crown, Magistrates’, and Family courts.  He represented litigants on both sides of the courtroom, at interim and final hearings, made and responded to emergency applications for court orders.  Lay clients included insurance companies, claimants and defendants in fast track and multi-track trials.

    Dominic has taken part in three mediations.  He is a Civil Mediation Council Registered Mediator.  Dominic accepts instructions to act either as mediator or counsel.  He acted as counsel for the claimant in a case allocated to the multi-track.  After a ten-hour mediation, the case settled on the claimant’s terms, including costs in the region of £36,000.

    Dominic is also an Associate of King’s College London.

    For daily appellate case digests, connect with Dominic on LinkedIn, and follow him on Twitter.

    CMC Registered Mediator

    Further information


    • Master of Laws (LL.M) in Professional Legal Practice (incorporating the BPTC), BPP University Law School, London Holborn, awarded Distinction
    • Master of Laws (LL.M), King’s College London, School of Law, awarded Distinction
    • Law (LL.B Hons) with European Legal Studies, King’s College London, School of Law (incorporating an Erasmus exchange at Uppsala University, Sweden)


    • Bar Pro Bono Unit
    • Civil Mediation Council
    • Property Bar Association (Associate Member)


    • Extreme sports, riding his motorcycle at weekends, and West End musicals.
    • Won his first white collar boxing match, and is learning ballroom dance.
    • Played drums in the band for Middle Temple’s ‘Revels’ for five years.

    News & Resources

    Commercial Property: Toms v Ruberry [2019] EWCA Civ 128

    This is an important commercial property case, holding that, a notice under section 146(1) of the Law of Property Act 1925 (“a notice”) can not be given until the landlord’s right of re-entry has accrued under the provisions of a lease.

    26th February 2019 Read more
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    Year of Call 2016



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