Family Mediators

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  • Award winning, accredited family mediators bringing compassion and experience 

  • Online & in 230+ other locations across England and Wales

  • Legal Aid funding available 

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Stuart Hanson FMCA (Managing Partner)

Award winning mediator, Stuart Hanson FMCA (Managing Partner) and his team of over 80 accredited family mediators across England and Wales are committed to delivering a high-quality service that meets your needs for both private and Legal Aid clients. We offer online MIAMs throughout the week during regular office hours. Appointments on an evening or at weekends are also available, but for private clients. In-person MIAMs are also available by appointment at one of our 230+ locations. You can either complete our online form or call our team on 0800 6895845.

Our Mediation Services

The first stage in family mediation is the MIAM. This is the first meeting that you have with a mediator. The four letter stands for Mediation Information & Assessment Meeting. It is important to note that your former partner does not attend this meeting with you. This meeting can be done using Skype, FaceTime, or WhatsApp, which is easy to do, even if you are not a techie person! In this first meeting, you will have the opportunity to find out from a qualified family mediator how mediation works and the potential benefits. The mediator will also make an assessment as to whether mediation is appropriate for your personal situation. If mediation is not an option, the mediator is able to sign the appropriate court forms.

Legal Aid MIAM
Legal Aid is often available to those who are on a low income or on specific benefits, such as Universal Credit. To see if you qualify, speak to one of our team and ask for a free Legal Aid assessment. If you make a successful Legal Aid application, it will pay for your MIAM and mediation sessions going forward. In addition to this, it will also pay for the MIAM and first joint mediation session with your ex-partner. BOOK NOW
Your MIAM within office hours £120
We promise our clients an online MIAM appointment within three days of booking. This could be during your lunch hour, or before picking the kids up from school. Let us know and we will do our best to give you a time that fits in with your life. If you would like to book a face-to-face appointment, please let our staff know. BOOK NOW
Early Morning/Evenings/Weekend Online MIAM £145
We understand that if you are at work, attending a MIAM can be difficult and taking time off work is expensive – that is why we offer online MIAMs on an evening and at weekends. This allows you to have an appointment that works for you. We also have early morning appointments starting at 7am if you want to do your online MIAM before your day starts. BOOK NOW
Online MIAM within an hour £180
We understand that sometimes only the MIAM certificate is needed to complete a court application form and that is why we offer the 1-hour express service. You can be in your lawyer’s office, at work or at home and we can deliver your MIAM online to you. Immediately after the MIAM we will email your certificate, so you can make that court application. BOOK NOW
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What our clients say

I was at a point that I felt I had no way forward from until I was recommended Stuart at Direct Mediation Services. He remained professional unbiased and kept me informed at all stages throughout the case. I couldn’t recommend Stuart enough. Thank you, Stuart, you have made me one step closer to my goal. – Chris, Ilkley
A brilliant, cost-effective service led by some outstanding mediators who balance professionalism with human empathy in what are tricky and sensitive situations. This surely must be one of the better family mediation services out there. Fully recommend. – Chevan, London
Very professional, approachable and very co-operative staff … I doubt it anybody can match for their services in the market. I highly recommended anyone for their services. – Syed, Leeds
Excellent service by friendly and professional mediators. Highly experienced staff members promptly handled the matter at hand. – Faiz, Singapore
A truly professional, caring and yet delightful service. I was made to feel at ease despite the emotional feelings I was encountering. Thank you for your support. – Rosie, London
I would definitely recommend using Direct Mediation Services as an alternative to expensive and intrusive court action. – Lukell, London

£675

AVERAGE COST PER PERSON FOR MEDIATION

£2823

AVERAGE COST PER PERSON TO GO TO COURT

£2148

AVERAGE SAVING PER PERSON

© 2019 Direct Mediation Services | All Rights Reserved. | Contact Us

£675

AVERAGE COST PER PERSON FOR MEDIATION

£2823

AVERAGE COST PER PERSON TO GO TO COURT

£2148

AVERAGE SAVING PER PERSON

© 2019 Direct Mediation Services | All Rights Reserved. | Contact Us