About Tsisana Shamlikashvili
Tsisana Shamlikashvili is an international commercial mediator and expert in ADR and ODR. She is a lawyer, a neurologist (with academic degrees of MD, PhD) and a psychologist. She is also a Professor at the Moscow State University of Psychology and Education, where she holds the chair of the University’s Master’s Program, “Mediation in Social Practices,” which is the first of its kind in Russia. She is also the academic and scientific supervisor at the Center for Mediation and ADR in legal practice at the Moscow State Academy of Law. Her primary research topic involves how society can influence the personality, its formation and development, and the implementation of ADR in the business environment.
In 2006, due to her initiative, Mediation Service was established by the Russian Union for industrialists and entrepreneurs. Professor Shamlikashvili has devoted herself to the field of ADR, mediation in particular, and its social impact.
In 2005, she founded the Scientific Methodological Center for Mediation and Law, which became a key force in the efforts to successfully implement mediation in the Russian Federation.
Professor Shamlikashvili serves as a regional mediator of the World Bank for Russia, Kazakhstan, and countries of Central Asia. She is a Member of the Association for Integrated Mediation, a Board member of EMNI, a Council Member of the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution, Pepperdine University, an Associated Board Member of GEMME (Europe), a Board Member of AAPMAD (Association of Academics for the Promotion of Mediation as Academic Discipline), and a Member of the International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution (CPR European Advisory Board).
Professor Shamlikashvili is a CEDR-accredited mediator and CPR neutral with international experience mediating a wide range of cases, from complicated commercial disputes to family conflicts, as well as intellectual property, workplace, financial, personal injury, and medical malpractice disputes.
She has practiced as mediator since 2005 and has mediated several hundred cases.
Her areas of mediation practice include:
- Divorce (all issues)
- Intellectual property
- Medical malpractice