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We are Mediate UK

Welcome to the UK's Top-Rated Family Mediation Service

Divorce or separation is often costly and stressful. We can resolve your parenting, financial and property issues fairly and cost-effectively, helping you find your future.

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Our Family Mediation Services

Are you struggling with:

  • Agreeing child arrangements
  • Parental rights
  • Drafting parenting plans
  • Schedules and Co-parenting

We help parents reach agreement and offer a £500 voucher towards mediation.

All parenting plans can be made legally binding.

Do you need to urgently apply to court for:

Going straight to court? Our urgent MIAMs can be set up within 24 hours.

Book your urgent 24-hour MIAM here:

Are you struggling with:

We help you agree a fair and viable settlement which can be made legally binding for a fixed fee.

We help 90% of clients reach an agreement.

Have an agreement but need an expert to sense-check it?

  • Independent validation of your agreement
  • Check you have considered all the court requires
  • Solicitor drafted, legally binding agreement
  • Finalised in one 90-minute session

Streamlined, cost-effective & fixed-fee approach with no legal friction.

Suitable when you have already reached an agreement.

Do you want your financial agreement made legally binding?

  • Fixed-fee mediated financial settlement
  • Full financial disclosure
  • Solicitor drafted, legally binding consent order
  • Clean-break can be added to all agreements

Everything is included in one package at a set cost, allowing you to budget from the start.

Our most popular fixed fee package.

Need a legal agreement but are not married or divorcing yet?

  • Fixed-fee mediated separation agreement
  • Suitable if you are co-habiting or not divorcing
  • Solicitor drafted deed of separation
  • Invites the court to accept your legal deed.

Everything is included in one package at a set cost, allowing you to budget from the start.

You may also consider legal advice when separating.


We average a 4.80 out of 5.0 star rating – we are committed to your case and to helping you reach agreement


Since 2010 we have helped over 7500 clients with our professional mediation service. We can help with your case too


Last year we helped 90% of clients reach an agreement through our progressive mediation process

Why Choose
Mediate UK?
  • Average cost of a divorce in the UK is £14,651. We will keep more money in your pocket.
  • We are the top-rated family mediation service in the UK. We will use all our experience to help you.
  • Your agreement can be made legally binding through us – and for a fixed fee
  • 90% of our clients go on to reach an agreement – the national average is just 74%

You also get

  • Excellent and realistic legal advice on your case at a fixed fee
  • All our family mediation fees are fixed from £130 per person per hour – You don’t need to prove income or pay more for out of hours appointments
  • Fully Regulated & Insured Family Mediation Service. Many amicable divorce services are unfortunately unregulated.
  • We are a multi award-winning Family Mediation Service (UK Business Awards 2021 /BizX 2022)

Your Guarantee

If you are not happy with your family mediator after your MIAM, we will offer you a free MIAM with a different mediator. No quibble. No fuss. Your 100% guarantee. Book Now with confidence.

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We help over 90% of clients reach an agreement through our tried and tested progressive mediation method.

Your mediation sessions – which can all be held online – follow a tried and tested method of dispute resolution to help you reach an agreement. It works in 9 out of 10 cases.

Progressive mediation is a method of family mediation that promotes a focus from both parties to reach an agreement, reducing the number of mediation sessions you may need and ultimately reducing friction between those involved.

We know family mediation works in most situations because we have successfully helped over 6000 clients to date. Mediation can save you time, money and stress. Divorce or separation is hard, but reaching an agreement shouldn’t be. Get in touch today to find out how we can help with your specific situation.

The Mediate UK Blog

Our Family Law Blog & Ultimate Guides have over 30,000 visits each month!

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Will it look bad if I refuse to go to Mediation?

Mediation is always a voluntary process, although the courts can and will look at the conduct of both parties before and during the court proceedings. An important part of this conduct is showing you have acted reasonably and attempted alternate forms of dispute resolution, such as family mediation and followed court protocols.

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The Ultimate Guide to Spousal Maintenance

If there is one subject that causes the most controversy in agreeing financial arrangements as part of a divorce, it is perhaps the matter of spousal maintenance. And there is a lot of confusion around when it should be considered; how much should be paid and for how long. In addition to this the advice given by solicitors can vary remarkably on this subject.

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The Ultimate Guide to a Financial Consent Order

A financial consent order is a legal order made by the court. It makes the financial agreement that you have already reached legally binding for you both. This order may lay out what will happen to your property, pensions or other assets when you divorce. It can also detail how any ongoing payments may work between you…

The Ultimate Guide to Completing a C100 Form

The Ultimate Guide to Completing a C100 Form

This guide has been completed in collaboration with our family law solicitors and our accredited family mediators to help you complete a Form C100. It includes example pages of a completed C100 application and takes you through each section you need to submit your C100 form to court…

The Ultimate Guide to Child Arrangements

The Ultimate Guide to Child Arrangements

t is a key principle of family law that, in most situations, a child’s best interests are served by maintaining a good, close and loving relationship with both sets of parents following a divorce or separation. Simply put, children of separated parents have a right to be able to spend time with both parents. It is important for the children that parents agree…

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The Ultimate Guide to Financial Settlement on Divorce

You may have noticed that Mediate UK’s tag line is “Find Your Future.” This is because our service is all about helping our clients agree a fair financial settlement on divorce or separation that puts the needs of any dependent children first whilst focusing on both your future needs.

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 8 Tips You Need to Know about Family Mediation – by Family Mediators

Family Mediation can help you resolve your issues on parenting, property and finance when you are going through a divorce or separation. But many people do not know what to expect from separation or divorce mediation and there is still confusion on what Family Mediation in the UK actually entails. Here we provide our 8 tips on mediation for divorce…

Can I change the locks when my ex moves out?

The scenario is a common one. Your ex has moved out of the house but they believe it is ok to still come and go as they please. They may still have possessions at the house that they want access to, or they will turn up unannounced to see the children. Sometimes if they still have a key…

The Ultimate Guide to Attending a MIAM

The Ultimate Guide to Attending a MIAM

If you are going through a divorce or separation and you have issues that need to be resolved on your parenting arrangements, financial agreement or property matters you will probably find yourself needing to attend a MIAM (Mediation information and assessment meeting…

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15 Exemptions to Attending a MIAM

Since April 2014 it has been compulsory to at least consider Family Mediation by way of attending a MIAM meeting. A MIAM stands for Mediation Information & Assessment Meeting. An accredited family mediator will explain what mediation involves and will decide if your case is suitable for mediation…

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The Ultimate Guide to Grandparent Rights in the UK

Grandparents can find themselves ostracised and left very much on the outside of the family, when their children get a divorce or their relationship falls apart and there are grandchildren involved. When this happens, not many grandparents know their options. Take a look at the ultimate guide to grandparent rights below to answer all your questions…

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12 things you should include when agreeing a parenting plan

A parenting plan is an agreement you and the other person (or people) with parental responsibility put together when you are living separately. You don’t have to have a parenting plan in place but many separated parents find it helpful to have some agreement to fall back on should issues arise and to align their hopes for their children…

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Could You Become A Family Mediator in 2022?

Do you fancy a career change in 2021? Due to an exciting expansion project, Mediate UK are now looking for Self-Employed Family Mediators to join our busy and progressive Family Mediation Service. Are you considering a new career as a Family Mediator? Or maybe you are an existing mediator looking…

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How can I find the best divorce mediation near me?

When looking for a divorce mediation service, the best place to start is with a personal recommendation from someone you trust, who has previously used the mediator and they have had a really good experience. But you may not know someone such as this, so here we answer the important…

Is mediation legally binding?

Is a mediation agreement legally binding? The mediation agreement itself is not legally binding. If you both agree you can have the agreements you made into a legally binding order. A question that is sometimes asked is “what is the point of family mediation if the outcome is not legally…

Ali Carter
Ali Carter

I founded the company in 2010 following my own difficult divorce and I knew there must be a better way to manage a separation or divorce. Over 7500 clients later we have a tried and tested method of family mediation and we would love to help you find your future today.

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Our Team

Our team are committed to trying to help clients at what can be a very difficult time in their lives. Our numbers have grown from just 1 person in 2011 to 20 people – all working towards the goal of helping you find your future.

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Belinda Atkins

Managing Director

Belinda runs Mediate UK and is based in our Bracknell Head Office

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Jess Knauf

Marketing Director

Jess heads up our marketing for Mediate UK and also works in our busy head office.

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Rikki Bharji

Operations Manager

Rikki works in our head office and heads up our Business Support Team.

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Anna Stevens

Business Support

Anna has an extensive background in administration and works in our busy Head Office.

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Leeying Cheng

Business Support

Leeying has a degree in social anthropology and speaks four languages. She works in our busy head office.

Amber Carter

Executive Assistant

Amber looks after all our contracts and legal needs. She also pays all the bills!

Danielle Day, Project Manager

Danielle Day

Project Manager

Danielle is in charge of implementing all new projects at Mediate UK.

Contact Us

You can call us 24 hours a day – 7 days a week – 365 days a year!

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How can Mediation Help?

We can help resolve your Financial, Property or Parenting issues, amicably, cost effectively and fairly.