The Legal 500 UK Awards 2019 – Shortlisted firm

December 7, 2018

We are delighted to announce that Family Law in Partnership has been shortlisted in The Legal 500 UK 2019 Awards. Family Law in Partnership’s leading family mediation practice has been shortlisted in the category – The Legal 500 UK Firm (Specialism) of the Year: Private Client (family mediation). Family Law in Partnership’s family mediation practice was named

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Best family mediators in London says Legal 500 UK 2019

October 30, 2018

Family Law in Partnership is delighted to have been named the “best set of mediators in London” in The Legal 500’s latest directory of the UK’s top law firms. The Legal 500 UK 2019 names Family Law in Partnership’s Head of Mediation, Dominic Raeside, as a leading individual for family mediation together with Ruth Smallacombe, Gillian Bishop, James Pirrie

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Winner of Legal 500 UK 2018 Awards

December 5, 2017

We are delighted to announce that Family Law in Partnership has been named as a winner of The Legal 500 UK 2018 Awards. Family Law in Partnership has won the category Law Firm (Specialism) of the Year for our family mediation practice. This is a huge accolade in these very prestigious awards. Our family law practice was also

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How could Med to Arb help Family Mediations?

May 12, 2017

Most family mediators have experienced the problem of getting 90% there in a family mediation only to see the great work that has been achieved disappearing in a puff of smoke as the parties fall out over what appears to be a relatively minor issue. Is there a way in which the parties could save

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Is Mediation to Arbitration the answer when parents can’t agree?

May 11, 2017

Parents generally know best when it comes to making decisions about their children’s futures and this certainly underpins our family justice system. Children have a right to be consulted and their views considered, according to their age and stage, but thereafter generally parents will decide and usually choose the best of the available options. The

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Family Mediation Week – FLiP quoted in Solicitors Journal

January 24, 2017

Family Mediation Week takes place this week (23-27 January 2017) with Family Law in Partnership offering free half hour mediation sessions for new mediation clients. Family Mediation Week also features in an article “Family mediators call on lawyers and judges to be more supportive” in Solicitors Journal online (23rd January 2017) with Family Law in Partnership mediator

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Family Mediation Week 2017 – Why use Family Mediation?

January 20, 2017

As we look forward to Family Mediation Week 2017 (23 – 27 January 2017) we examine why you might use family mediation to resolve family disputes and what family mediation services are offered by the team at Family Law in Partnership. Why use family mediation? Family mediation has a number of advantages over the traditional

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Family Mediation Week 2017 – Family Law in Partnership special offer

January 17, 2017

Family Law in Partnership supports Family Mediation Week 2017 with a special offer for new enquiries of free half hour mediation sessions during Family Mediation Week. Find out more below. Research shows that mediation is often the best way for families to resolve conflicts. It is proven to be faster, less costly and – crucially

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“Can one lawyer help both parties?” – Watch our video

December 15, 2016

Take a look at the short video of the talk given in September 2016 by Mavis Maclean CBE of the University of Oxford on the topic of whether one lawyer can help both parties to a family dispute. The video clip can be viewed here. In September 2016 we welcomed Mavis Maclean CBE of the

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Thought Leadership – “Can one lawyer help both parties?”

November 16, 2016

In September 2016 we welcomed Mavis Maclean CBE of the University of Oxford to our second thought leadership talk. She addressed the topic “Can one lawyer help both parties?” Mavis focused on those separating couples who cannot afford to engage a solicitor, do not qualify for legal aid, but still need to know what a fair

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