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Joe Behan

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Mediation Profile

President of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators 2010. 

Joe is an experienced practitioner in Mediation, Conciliation, Arbitration and Adjudication with a wide ranging practice in Ireland and Europe. 

He is an approved course director and trainer respectively for the Mediation, and Arbitration entry courses. In addition he acts as faculty and assessor on the Mediation Accreditation Training Course. 

He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators since 1999 and a Mediation Fellow since 2008. 

Joe is a practitioner member of Mediators Institute Ireland and is a council member of the Irish Commercial Mediation Association

Through Behan Dispute Resolution ( he delivers Mediation Training Programmes including modules at Maynooth University in Ireland. 

Joe is a Fellow of Engineers Ireland. 

Joe is a member and former treasurer of the Association of Consulting Forensic Engineers and has extensive experience as an expert witness for over 20 years. 

Joe is a former member of the I.C.C. National Council for Ireland and is a member on a variety of both institutional and industrial panels in Mediation, Conciliation, Arbitration and Adjudication.

I have practised as a mediator since 1999, in all of the above areas. 

I have completed numerous mediations and conciliations up to €50m in value. 

I have acted mostly as sole mediator but have extensive co-mediation experience. 

At every opportunity, with party agreement, I have had an assistant mediator.

Have previously facilitated but have practised on contingency model basis.
A) Construction Disputes: 1. Betwen employer and contractor. 2. Between contractor and sub-contractors. 3. Between employer and design professionals. B) Building and Land Disputes: 1. Between landlords and tenants. 2. Between neighbours. 3. Between vendors and purchasers. C) Contractural Disputes: D) Family Disputes: 1. Divorce/separation. 2. Family businesses - sharholding, behavioural. E) Business partnerships. F) Multi-party disputes.

Prices given on application.

President Elect of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (Worldwide) 2010.
Irish Commercial Mediators Association (I.C.M.A.) Council.
Mediators Institute Ireland (M.I.I.) Former Board Member.
Engineers Ireland Fellow.
I.C.C. Irish 

As attached.

Training and Education

Chartered Institute of Arbitrators - Mediation Fellow, 2008.
Chartered Institute of Arbitrators - Accredited Mediator, 2003.
M.A.T.A. - Advanced Mediation Course, 2002.
University College Dublin (UCD) - Mediation Introduction.

Chartered Institute of Arbitrators - Mediation Accreditation Assessor.
Chartered Institute of Arbitrators - Mediation Course Director & Tutor.
Behan Dispute Resolution - Trainer.
Law Society of Ireland - Diploma Course in Mediation Training.
National University of Ireland, Maynooth - Diploma in Mediation.


Various Trade Magazines in Ireland


Chartered Institute of Arbitrators Code of Professional and Ethical Conduct for Members and Officers

Chartered Institute of Arbitrators

W.R. Buckley Insurance (Europe) Limited €2.6m (any one claim)

Joe Behan
00353 1 2947034
00353 87 2550484
00353 1 2947035
Behan Dispute Resolution
Infinity House, South County Business Park
18 Leopardstown