Faster and more effective

Independent Evaluation is a highly efficient and pragmatic process which culminates with a one-day evaluation conducted face to face by one of our highly experienced Evaluators. Prior to the evaluation, the Evaluator crystallises issues and begins the forensic assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of the parties’ positions. On the day itself, the Evaluator talks each party through the issues, explains the probable outcome if the matter were to proceed through the courts and sets out the proposed resolution. The Evaluator then works with those involved to facilitate the optimal settlement for both sides. By the end of the day, all issues in the case are resolved, including those relating to costs. Read more

Highest calibre legal expertise

Our Evaluators are at the very top of the legal profession; senior judges, QCs and barristers. You can be assured that your case will be evaluated by a senior, highly experienced legal figure who has specialist expertise in the relevant area of law and is able to evaluate and facilitate to produce the best possible outcome. Click here to view just some of our trusted Evaluators.

Total independence and integrity

Independent Evaluation is based on the highest standards of justice, professional ethics, integrity and excellence. Free of the adversarial court process, we are able to focus on the resolution rather than the dispute and to forge effective collaboration between the parties, even when their legal positions are entrenched and seemingly irreconcilable.  Read more

Highly successful track record

At Independent Evaluation, or IE as we are known, we have established a reputation as trusted providers of efficient and rapid justice, settling claims all over the country. The total value of claims resolved in the past 12 months exceeds £85 million. We also have a 100% success record; although IE is non-binding and parties are free to reject the evaluation and the proposed resolution, no one has yet done so.

Outstanding performance and excellent results

5 star Google reviews
Average star rating to date
£ 3.7 million
Average value of claims resolved per week
£ 97 million
Total value of claims resolved in 2017
100 %
Cases successfully resolved in 2017

“We have been really impressed with the efficiency of the process and the results. … all parties have real confidence in the Evaluators’ views and their predicted outcomes.  Independent Evaluation enables us to offer clients a pragmatic and cost effective alternative to lengthy litigation.”

Louise Bland
Partner
Ellisons

“Settlement was achieved without the pain, both financial and emotional, of a full hearing. …Given the availability of this non-binding evaluation, why would any client choose to go to Court? I highly recommend Independent Evaluation.”

David Edwards
Partner
Edwards Hoyle