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Tag: mediation

How the Civil Courts are coping and important information if you have a hearing coming up

It is no secret that the Civil Courts have been struggling to cope and to quickly transition in light of the challenges posed by Covid-19. At the peak of the p…

Fiona Hewitt, Senior Associate and Head of Employment and Commercial Disputes, gives us a snapshot of her working life in lockdown.

I am a single parent so it’s just me and my daughter - 7 “and three quarters!” - and I also have disabilities. As an em…

Neves Solicitors are strengthening their expert Family Law Team with the appointment of Senior Associate, Heidi Fleming, who will be based at their Harpenden office.

Heidi specialises in family law and qualified as a solicitor in England and Wales i…

Mediation Information and Assessment Meetings (MIAMs)

What is a MIAM?

A Mediation Information and Assessment Meeting (MIAM) is conducted by an authorised family mediator for the purpose of providing parties with information about mediation and oth…

The alternative methods to court proceedings for resolving disputes on separation.

Resolving the split of the matrimonial finances or the arrangements for the children are two of the more challenging aspects of a divorce or separation. For most indi…

Mediation has been an alternative to court hearings for some time now, but its popularity is rising in part thanks to its relative affordability in comparison to the cost of running a case to court with solicitors and barristers. The court is underst…