Rachael

Rachael is an Accredited Mediator who also sits as a Deputy District Judge and has been a specialist family lawyer for almost 30 years. She led a very successful family team in a major National Law firm before setting up Family Mediation and Mentoring with Claire.

My Latest Blogs

New Free Parenting Guide offered to separating families.

Family Mediation and Mentoring LLP is offering the guide for free to families who are divorcing or separating as part of supporting Good Divorce Week 29 Nov - 3 December 2021.

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Rachael

Book Review - Feel The Fear And Do It Anyway - How to Turn Your Fear and Indecision into Confidence and Action – by Susan Jeffers

I have recommended this book to many people over the years and I have always received good feedback.

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Rachael

The 10 different ways you can resolve parenting, property or financial issues on separation and divorce.

There are many ways to resolve family disputes - you don't have to go to court

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Rachael

What is a MIAM?

What is a MIAM and why might you need one? You can normally book a Zoom MIAM meeting with us within 48 hours of your enquiry.

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Rachael

Book Review - The 5 Love Languages by Gary Chapman – The secret to love that lasts

What is your love language? Transform your relationship, or simply understand and appreciate yourself or someone else better.

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Rachael

How to consider pensions in mediation

Pensions can be a valuable asset so that need careful consideration on divorce

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Rachael

How is financial disclosure provided in mediation?

There is often some concern or confusion regarding financial disclosure in mediation. Do people have to provide it and if so, how?

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Rachael

So how can a business be valued in mediation?

Business ownership is on the rise so having a value for business interests can be an important part of the mediation process.

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Rachael

Support and mentoring for family lawyers

Support and mentoring for family lawyers

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Rachael

What is a Family Law Information Meeting?

This is a unique service that lawyers can’t provide. It is a meeting where we can answer all of your questions about the separation and divorce process.

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Rachael

Book Review - "Getting to Yes"

Our first book review "Getting to Yes - Negotiating agreement without giving in"

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Rachael

No fault divorce – April 2022

The long-awaited no-fault divorce process is due to come into effect on 6 April 2022.

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Rachael

Top 10 tips to help you prepare for mediation

We are often asked what people can do to prepare for mediation and get the most out of the process.

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Rachael