19th Jan 2021

FLiP’s Top Family Mediators

FLiP’s Top Family Mediators


At Family Law in Partnership we offer unparalleled expertise in family mediation. We are the only firm ranked in tier one for family mediation by the legal directory, Legal 500 UK.

Legal 500 UK 2020 describes FLiP’s mediation practice as ‘pioneering and market-leading’ with Dominic Raeside, our Head of Mediation, described as an ‘outstanding mediator’.

Legal 500 UK’s 2021 edition notes:

Family Law in Partnership Ltd fields a ‘human, approachable and solution-focused’ team with a large number of mediators who can assist on the full spectrum of family law matters. The department offers all types of family mediation, including sole and co-mediation as well as child inclusive mediations. A number of its mediators are trained to act in civil and commercial mediation and it has also handled mediations in cases involving child abductions. Clients come from a range of different backgrounds, and include celebrities, City professionals and middle-income to high-net-worth individuals. The team is made up of a host of star individuals, including the well-renowned Dominic RaesideRuth Smallacombe, who is a senior accredited mediator and counsellor, David AllisonGillian Bishop and James Pirrie.

FLiP’s family mediators are among the most experienced in the country and are known and trusted by the legal community for being highly skilled and utterly professional.

Dominic Raeside, James Pirrie and Gillian Bishop are all ranked in the Spotlight Table of Family Mediators by Chambers HNW 2021 with Dominic being described as “very sought after” – he has “real gravitas on children matters” and “clients have faith in him.” Another interviewee comments: “He helped the parents understand how to make things easier and better for the child. I thought he did it with great skill “

During the Covid-19 pandemic and resulting lockdown, our team of family mediators have been conducting mediations using video conferencing. For more information on family mediation and how our team can help you, please contact Wendy Hoare, our family mediation coordinator.

If you would like to know more about family mediation and how it can help you to find a resolution to your family issues, please contact Wendy Hoare, our family mediation coordinator or contact us at E: hello@flip.co.uk or T: 020 7420 5000.

For more information on mediation, visit our mediation page below which explains how mediation works and what types of disputes it can be used to resolve.