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Portsmouth Mediation

About Portsmouth Family Mediation

Our Family Mediation Service in Portsmouth is based in Gatcombe House, a wonderful Grade II listed building built in 1780. The house was an Officer’s Mess, our third office which coincidentally was previously used by the army.

Mediate UK

Gatcombe House

Copnor Rd



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Opening hours:

Monday 09:00 - 18:00
Tuesday 09:00 - 18:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 18:00
Thursday 09:00 - 18:00
Friday 09:00 - 17:00
Saturday CLOSED
Mediateul Portsmouth office mediation branch

Portsmouth Mediation Branch Information

Payments accepted: Card, Cheque or Bank transfer. Please note our mediators cannot accept cash payments.

Nearest Train Station: Hilsea Train Station (10-minute walk).

Wifi: Yes. Ask at reception.

Reception Area: Yes. On arrival please go to reception and you will be met by your mediator.

Waiting area: Yes, in reception.

Shuttle Mediation Possible: Yes. Please let the admin office know you require this when booking your mediation appointment.

Café on site: No.

Disabled Access: Yes.

Directions: Gatcombe House is located four minutes from Junction 12 of the M27 and is a 10-minute drive from Portsmouth town centre. It is situated opposite the entrance to Roko Health Club.

Parking: Free onsite.

Our Portsmouth Mediators

Chloe Evans

Mediate UK Chloe Evans Mediator

Accreditation: PPC, FMCA, CIM

Membership: College of Mediators

Background: I left university and was sponsored by the Magistrates Courts to complete my Law Finals. After qualifying as a Solicitor, I spent about 20 years working as a legal adviser and legal team manager in the Magistrates courts.

I have extensive experience in the criminal and family divisions of the Magistrates’ courts. I left the Magistrates’ courts as they amalgamated and I needed to spend more time with my family. I volunteered for Citizens Advice whilst training as a mediator and ended up working part-time for them as a supervisor.

I became accredited as a family mediator in May 2018

Why did you want to become a family mediator?
“Having been a legal adviser in the family courts and seen parties attend court and the experiences they went through, I could see it was much better if they could come to a solution themselves and avoid the pain and confusion of going through the legal process. I could see the benefits of helping them to do this.
Friends encouraged me to train as a mediator as they believed I had the right qualities
I enjoy new challenges and felt training as a mediator was a good path to follow.”
What do you like most about Family mediation?
“When parties you see not communicating or even looking at each other at the beginning of the process come to a set of proposals. Seeing them relax and able to communicate again.
Feeling that information given by me as a mediator can make a difference to parties moving forward. Seeing parties say what they need to say and feel they are listened to and acknowledged. Seeing parties come back from a meeting where I felt they were at a real impasse and then agreeing proposals.”
What is the most difficult mediation situation you have dealt with?
“A high conflict situation where it was clear one of the parties was suffering from depression. I ended up having to separate them and continue the meeting with parties in different rooms.”
What do you enjoy most about working with Mediate UK?
“The Company is very supportive. There is a really good team of mediators and staff at Mediate UK who will always encourage, support and help.There is excellent admin support at Mediate UK.
The Company is always looking at new ways to grow and develop and has some great innovative ideas including the legal packages on offer and backing charities like the Trussell Trust and Child Law Advice”
Give us 5 facts about you
1. I am a keen walker, I regularly walk in the Lake district but also have walked in the mountains of France, Spain and Majorca. I have climbed Mount Kilimanjaro.
2. I enjoy cycling and have cycled around the Cherbourg peninsular, along the River Rance and extensively in Holland.
3. I enjoy reading and going to the theatre.
4. I have been married for 30 years and have two very sporty boys.
5. I also work part-time as an Advice Services Manager for the Citizens Advice.

Read our reviews on Portsmouth Mediation

We were very pleased with the service we received, which was professional, efficient and sympathetic.

Great service and excellent customer care. Easy to use and nothing to be worried about if you are in a bad place.

So professional, informative and friendly. Would highly recommend them.

Contact us for further information on Family Mediation in Portsmouth

Call our Portsmouth Mediation Branch on 023 9343 0066


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