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Progress Through Dialogue
RoundTable is one of Ireland’s leading dispute resolution specialists. With over 30 years’ experience, we work with individuals and organisations to help them effectively manage and resolve conflict. We provide mediation, training, coaching and workplace investigation services.
What we do
When you have a conflict that you are finding difficult to resolve, mediation can help. Mediation is confidential, cost effective and timely. RoundTable’s experienced, qualified and senior mediators can assist you in finding resolution. We provide Workplace Mediation, Team Mediation, Commercial Mediation, Divorce/Separating Couples Mediation, Family relationship Mediation, Medical Mediation, Agricultural Mediation, Succession Mediation
Conflict Management & Resolution
Conflict is normal in the workplace. When managed well, it offers opportunities for creativity and diversity. When unmanaged, it can have a damaging impact on the wellbeing of people and the organisation’s productivity. It can be a high hidden cost for your organisation. RoundTable provides system analysis and design solutions that support organisations in managing conflict effectively and routinely at early stages. We can build a bespoke system that works for your organisation.
Facilitation provides teams, groups, and departments the opportunity of working collaboratively and collectively, with an independent third party, to reach a decision, resolve an issue, or generate creative ideas. It draws on the energy of the group to focus on the specific objective of their meetings. It is flexible and responsive to the needs of the group.
Investigation & Review
In some situations, a company finds it necessary to engage an independent investigator to make findings concerning a matter that has arisen. RoundTable provides a range of investigation services that will thoroughly and objectively investigate complaints or workplace-related issues. Our professional, experienced investigation team consists of qualified investigators with a background in law and HR.
Round Table offers a comprehensive range of innovative learning and development solutions including accredited certified mediation training, separating couple’s mediation training, team investigation training, de-escalation training for front-line staff and soft skills training. All are led by expert practitioners and can be tailored to sectors and individuals.
Why choose us
We understand Conflict
who are we?
Ber is an experienced mediator, facilitator, mentor, trainer, and investigator, working with private individuals, businesses and government bodies. Ber is the founder and director of RoundTable and leads a team of highly committed staff.
Ber is a senior advanced mediator, with 20 years’ experience. She has mediated complex disputes nationally and internationally, assisting those who are party to the mediation in arriving at a resolution. The breadth of mediations undertaken, includes workplace, family, commercial, medical, financial, succession and land disputes. She is a member of the Board of the Mediators Institute of Ireland; on the mediation panel of the Oireachtas, the Medical Council, UCD and UCC. She is a leading trainer of mediators in Ireland.
Since qualifying in Law, Ber has undertaken investigations into complaints, including bullying, harassment & sexual harassment; fraud; assault (including sexual assault); clinical matters and complaints made under protected disclosure. She is on the panel of investigators for the HSE and the Inland Fisheries Board. She has conducted investigations with international panels, as lead national investigator with multi-national organisations. She brings to the investigation arena her listening skills, empathic skills in working with people; analysing large volumes of information submitted and analysing and writing reports.
Ber also works as a facilitator, trainer and mentor in the area of conflict resolution. She has facilitated meetings within and between teams from the early stages of disputes, through to their involvement in post-formal processes, including those involving disciplinary and grievance and dignity at work procedures, enabling teams to reconnect and re-establish working relationships.
Her work is informed by her knowledge of interpersonal and organisational dynamics, management, and employment law, personal and organisational impact of conflict.
- BCL (UCC) 2000
- M.Ed., (UCC) 1997
- H.Dip. Ed (UCC) 1994
- B.A. (UCC) 1984
- Advanced Mediator, Mediators Institute Ireland (2000)
- Certified International Mediator, International Mediators Institute (2006)
- Certified Workplace Investigator (2007)
David is the Financial Director of RoundTable. David has over thirty years’ experience in a Multinational business environment, having worked with a U.S. Chemical / Pharmaceutical Company with worldwide operations. During that time, David has held a number of managerial positions including Site Lead, Operations Finance, an international role in Manufacturing Finance, and a Financial Controller’s role in one of the Company’s main sites. More recently, David has established a Corporate Shared Services Facility working with European and U.S. businesses in building a strategic Financial Services operation in Ireland. In these roles, David has built up extensive experience in Financial and Accounting Processes, Organisational Management Controls, Management Reporting, Project Management, People / Team Development, Organisational Leadership and Corporate Governance.
- David holds a Masters Degree in Business and a Ph.D. from the Department of Accounting and Finance, National University of Ireland.