Our Mediators

David is the principal of West London Mediation, which he founded in 2004. He qualified as a family mediator in 1999 and is a fully accredited member of the Family Mediation Association. He is recognized by the Legal Services Commission as able to provide mediation to publically funded clients.

In 2002 he was appointed the mediator for the London Centre of Marriage Care, the Catholic Relationship Counselling Service.

David is also an accredited civil and commercial mediator with the ADR Group. He has been in practice as a barrister for many years specializing in family law work, jointly owned property and inheritance disputes. As a barrister he practices from 4 Chesterfield Road, London, W4 3HG. Telephone 07711 022 924.

Mary has 20 years' experience of family mediation and for the past ten years this has been her sole work.

From 1994-7 she managed a service of eight mediators in Surrey and introduced "all issues mediation" (i.e. financial as well as children issues) to that service. She is a member of Family Mediators Association, National Family Mediation and the UK College of Family Mediators and has sat on Committees at national level developing the last two organisations.

Mary is also a qualified and experienced supervisor of other mediators; and is recognised by the Legal Services Commission to provide mediation to clients funded by them. Four years ago Mary appeared on BBC News with clients who stated that Mediation had been very beneficial to them and to their child and encouraged other people to try this route.

Mary is a Social Science graduate with an MSc in Social Research. She also has a Diploma in Psychological Counseling; however she describes herself purely as a Mediator. She has undertaken extensive training in mediation as well as other relevant areas such as Law and Finance.