If you have a family law dispute, mediation can provide a safe and supportive environment, helping to resolve issues and reach an agreement. Often a quicker, less stressful, and more constructive approach, our family mediators can help offering a range of services depending on the level of support you need.

Call our team on 0370 1500 100 or contact us online for a 30-minute consultation about your mediation options. 

What Is Family Mediation?

When family relationships change or are challenged the emotional strain can be significant and is sometimes too overwhelming to manage by yourself. Family mediation provides you with the opportunity to work with an independent professional (the mediator) to reach an agreement.

A mediator is completely impartial, they don’t take sides or make judgements. They work with you to find a way forward, hopefully preventing the need to go to court.

When Can Mediation Be Used?

Mediation can be used to resolve:

  • The arrangements for finances and/or children following divorce
  • Civil partnership dissolution or separation
  • Reviewing existing financial or child arrangements following a change in circumstances
  • Agreeing the time children spend with their grandparents or other family members
  • Negotiating the terms of prenuptial and postnuptial agreements.

What Family Mediation Services Do We Offer?

The family mediation services we offer are:

  • Lawyer supported mediation - Our lawyers help you through the mediation process and attend all mediation meetings with you. This option can result in a quicker process, as advice can be given to you in real time
  • Family mediators - We have accredited family mediators who also have years of experience practicing as family lawyers. Our mediators are registered with the Family Mediation Council and are members of Resolution and so follow the highest professional standards. They use their expertise to help you agree a way forward with your ex-partner or family member
  • Hybrid mediator - Hybrid mediators are specially trained to be more flexible and innovative, bringing in other professionals and experts to help with complex and difficult situations. Our mediators can dedicate time, working individually with you to explore options. In some cases, where you all have access to legal advice and all required information, this can result in resolving disputes in just a single day.

Why Choose Us

We know just how important family relationships are. We understand that when they’re challenged or disputed, it can affect you and those around you too. Our family mediators have the professional expertise to successfully guide you through this process, while balancing the emotional sensitivity needed. That’s why we pride ourselves on our expert hand, human touch approach.

As a long-established team, we have a large network of specialist connections on hand to help including:

  • Financial advisers
  • Accountants
  • Pensions experts
  • Business valuers
  • Barristers
  • Arbitrators
  • Counsellors and coaches.

Our qualified mediators also include one of the few qualified hybrid mediators in the UK as well.

Preparing For Mediation

Senior Associate Mediator, Joanna Gosling, explains how you can best prepare for mediation. She explains how it works and gives her key advice for how to approach mediation.

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