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Laila Ollapally

Founder and Chairman
Lead Mediator @ CAMP

Laila Ollapally has practiced in the High Court of Karnataka and Supreme Court of India for nearly 30 years and entered the field of Mediation in 2007.  She has been a Full Time mediator since 2015. She has co-mediated cases with former Judges of the Supreme Court of India.

She is the Founding Coordinator of the Bangalore Mediation Centre. In 2015, she founded CAMP Arbitration & Mediation Practice. She has mediated over 600 complex civil and commercial disputes including, partnership,  property, family business, IP, breach of contract, landlord-tenant, company, shareholder,  employment, workplace, sexual harassment, money recovery, sports, maritime and  matrimonial. For her contribution and efforts in mediation, she was nominated to ‘The International Who’s Who of Legal Commercial Mediation 2019 and  as a Global leader in Mediation for 2020.

Presently, she serves on the Panel of Mediators of Singapore International Mediation Centre, American Arbitration Association- International Centre for Dispute Resolution (AAA-ICDR) and  other domestic and international panels. She is an International Mediation Institute (IMI) certified Mediator & a Weinstein Fellow with JAMS Foundation (USA). She has been trained in Mediation by the High Court of Karnataka. She has received advanced mediation training from Harvard Law School, Stanford Law School, Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution at  Pepperdine University and International Summer School on Business Mediation, Austria.  She is a visiting scholar at Stanford Law School. She trains extensively on Mediation and Negotiation. 

Ms. Laila Ollapally is a member of the Board of International Mediation Institute (IMI) and Member of the  International Advisory Board of the Global Mediation Panel, UNDP. 
Ms. Ollapally was a member of the Committee constituted by the Supreme Court of India to make recommendations for a draft legislation for mediation in India. She was a member of the Sub-Committee constituted by the Supreme Court of India to prepare the National Mediation Training Manual. Her articles and interviews are published widely in newspapers, Law journals, and other publications.