Three years ago it became compulsory for separating couples to consider mediating agreements before taking their case to court, it has emerged through figures obtained from the National Family Mediation that only 4 out of 10 couples attend mediation.

Mediation will not be the right process for every issue of dispute, or, for every separating couple.  However, refusing to explore mediation or any alternative dispute resolution could be a costly mistake.  

If you would like to find out more about mediation, please contact Pauline Ellis on 01202 466669.  Mediation can take place in any of the offices of Dutton Gregory