What is Mediation

Mediation can help resolve all issues arising from a relationship breakdown, however complex
The most important thing in communication is to hear what isn’t being said
Peter Trucker


As an  accredited mediator, with over ten years of  experience as a specialist family lawyer, I offer a bespoke service for separating couples.



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Upon deciding to divorce or separate, mediation will help to resolve the division of the family finances, arrangements for children and any maintenance payments for children.

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The Process

Since April 2014, except in certain circumstances, everyone who wishes to make an application to Court to deal with the family finances or arrangements for children must attend a MIAM.

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I have always recommended mediation but having now been through the process myself, I am a definite advocate

Rachel Jaysan Family Mediation

Divorce and separation can be an extremely challenging and difficult time for families. This is often made worse by expensive, lengthy and bitter litigation. Mediation offers a cheaper, quicker and more amicable alternative on divorce or separation.

Rachel Jaysan Family Mediation is run by an experienced, family solicitor in a completely confidential setting and can help you:

  • Resolve issues relating to all aspects of the family finances, however minor or complicated
  • Agree workable and long lasting contact and living arrangements for your children
  • Maintain effective communication, so important for your ongoing role as co-parents
  • Avoid court proceedings and expensive solicitor bills
  • Ensure that your wishes for the future of your family are carefully considered and kept in mind
  • Minimise conflict
  • Retain control of the decision making and not become the subject of Court imposed decisions
  • Reduce the cost of divorce or separation significantly