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Johnathan Pease
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Johnathan Pease

Johnathan is a highly experienced FMC accredited family mediator with over 20 years resolving conflict both as a mediator, family therapist and Family Consultant. A member of Resolution and accredited by BACP and ADRg, his flexible and pragmatic approach to mediation makes the most of his understanding of interpersonal dynamics for the benefit of all concerned. Recognising there are often many layers to the end of a marriage hindering a successful settlement than first meets...
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Carolyn Hanes

Carolyn is a Resolution trained accredited family mediator. Her extensive training and practice as a mediator has led to full accreditation with the Law Society as well as accreditation for civil and commercial mediation with ADRg. She holds FMCA status, as an accredited family mediator with the Family Mediation Council and is qualified to Directly Consult with Children (DCC). Carolyn is a Resolution trained PPC (Professional Practice Consultant), assisting and supporting other mediators in the...
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Austin Chessell

Austin Chessell is a specialist Collaborative Family Solicitor and an Accredited Family and Child Mediator. Austin is also a PPC. He focuses mainly on Family Mediation for divorce, children and financial matters. Austin takes a pragmatic approach to his cases and his aim is to resolve matters without the escalation of costs to his clients. He is active with charitable and pro bono work and as such devotes his time at the Family CAB in...
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Sian Whittaker

Sian has over 20 years of specialist experience in Family Law. She is an Accredited Collaborative Lawyer, a Trained Mediator and Family Law Arbitrator. A majority of her cases have an international dimension where she advises high net worth individuals in complex assets and pension related matters. In addition Sian has an in-depth understanding and experience about Wills, Probate and Estate Planning matters. If you do not have a Will in place then the government...
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Shabana Walayat

Shabana is a co-founder of Shortlands Law Firm Ltd. She is a Specialist Family Solicitor and has vast experience in all aspects of family law cases. She believes in adopting an approach which is not only sensitive and cost-effective but constructive with a view to reaching a settlement at an early stage of the case. She takes practical and decisive Court Action quickly when necessary. Shabana is an Honorary Legal Advisor at the High Court’s...
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