30th Oct 2018

Best family mediators in London says Legal 500 UK 2019

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 and David Allison. Director Elizabeth Fletcher is also recommended for family mediation.

Ranking Family Law in Partnership as the only top tier firm for family mediation for the fourth year in a row, The Legal 500 UK 2019 notes:

Family Law in Partnership Ltd has the ‘best set of mediators in London’. The legal services that this large team of family mediators provides is ‘first-class, measured, fair and comprehensive’. The team ‘combines an understanding of the legal issues with an awareness of the personal and emotional issues facing clients’. Dominic Raeside is ‘really strong’ on children’s issues. Raeside can ‘work magic – almost like pull a rabbit out of a hat and get terrific results’. He along with Ruth Smallacombe are ‘two of the best known mediators in London. They receive a very high level of referrals from central London firms and they can usually crack even the hardest of cases’. Gillian Bishop is ‘not only a fabulous lawyer but an intuitive and empathetic mediator. She works well with both parties in the room’. James Pirrie is praised for his ‘work on supporting children’ and the ‘outstanding’ David Allison  is ‘just superb for mediation’. Director Elizabeth Fletcher  provides ‘exemplary support to her clients during the mediation process’. The team offers all types of family mediation from sole to co-mediation through to child inclusive mediation. It offers mediation in relation to both domestic and cross-border family disputes including international child abduction, access and custody cases.”

For further information on how family mediation can help to resolve issues arising from divorce or separation, visit our website page or speak to Dominic Raeside, Head of Mediation at Family Law in Partnership on T: 020 7420 5000 or email Dominic at E: dr@flip.co.uk.