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Mediation for Grandparents

We have a specially trained team of Mediators who are experienced in all matters regarding Family Mediation.

Our Mediation team appreciate and understand that when parents separate, the relationship grandchildren have with their grandparents is often affected. We understand that this can be a difficult and distressing time for grandparents. Consequently, our Mediation team provide expert impartial support.

The effect of a family breakdown can impact upon the relationship between grandchildren and grandparents, this often creates uncertainty and anxiety for all concerned. Mediation, if appropriate, can enable parents and grandparents to establish a way for grandparents to see and maintain a relationship with their grandchildren.

Book your MIAM

Our Family Mediation team are here to take the worry off your hands. We offer a Mediation Information and Assessment Meeting (MIAM) to discuss whether ongoing mediation is appropriate for your circumstances.

To ensure we are able to deal with your enquiry efficiently, please contact us for further information via email at, or you can complete a referral form here.

What is Mediation?

Mediation is a process that is used by people and organisations, with the purpose of helping resolve disputes. Most family disputes, can be Mediated when parties are willing to participate in the Mediation process and a Mediator determines that the process is suitable.

Mediation has the ability to resolve a wide variety of issues involving: family arrangements, workplace and employment disputes, civil and commercial matters for businesses and much more. It is a private and confidential process where various parties are able to communicate in a trustworthy environment, with the impartial guidance of a trained mediator.

During the Mediation process, no one is forced to do anything they do not want to do, thus allowing you to stay in control of a situation. A trained Mediator, will impartially assist families to explore options, which could resolve family difficulties and disputes.

How does it work?

The great thing about the process of Family Mediation, is that it can be tailored to suit your needs, availability and preference. There are numerous ways in which a Mediation session can take place, such as:

What are the benefits of Family Mediation?

Family Mediation is a beneficial way of exploring different options in order to work out which will be the best option for you, the parents, and your grandchildren. It can offer a positive environment, if it is suitable and all participants are willing to consider discussing grandparents’ roles and time with children. This can involve grandparents being part of the Mediation process directly, or alternatively, providing support, to parents who are mediating.

The process requires participants to commit to the process, encouraging communication, between family members, impartially assisting them to come to their own arrangements, therefore preventing them from damaging and costly Court Proceedings.

Mediation sessions take place in a confidential and non-judgemental environment to ensure families feel safe to discuss their problems and anxieties freely, in order to make arrangements for the future. The sessions allow for participants to come to an amicable arrangements regarding family arrangements.

How we can help

Our specialist team of Family Mediators are able to provide impartial support during what may be a difficult and distressing time.

The level of help you would like from us is entirely up to you. Our team members all have experience of helping people at difficult times in their lives and we are committed to delivering to you a professional and confidential service.


Our specially trained mediators are able to provide impartial support across the country, using remote platforms.

In addition, we have a network of offices based in: Chesterfield, Nottingham, Mansfield and Derby.

How to make contact

Our team are on hand to help you and can assist wherever you are based. Please email for further information, or complete a referral form.

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