Process options

We offer a range of process options you can use to resolve the issues between you and your partner and will advise you on the best way forward

Solicitor-Led Negotiation & Private FDRs

Solicitor-Led Negotiation and Private FDRs provide a forum for family issues to be resolved in private but with the support of specialist family lawyers.

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Going to court (litigation)

It may be best for you to use the Court process to decide the issues between you and your partner.

Much depends on what you want to achieve and your circumstances.

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Mediation

Our mediators help many couples to find solutions to the issues they face without the need for Court proceedings and in a way that focuses on the needs of any children.

They also conduct mediation information and assessment meetings (MIAMs), crunch-point mediation and mediation in other complex family disputes.

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Collaborative Law

We pioneered collaborative law in the UK where lawyers and clients work together to create a fair and legally binding solution without the threat of Court proceedings.

This “no Court commitment” offers the prospect of delivering a solution for the long-term benefit of you and your family.

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Arbitration

We offer arbitration as a means of resolving a range of financial and children related disputes in family cases. We have five family arbitrators.

Arbitration may be thought of as judging, but in practice it is flexible, confidential and can save time and cost.

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Counselling

We offer Counselling to help you make decisions and understand your priorities.

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