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why choose us for family mediation

Offices in Leeds, Harrogate and London. Working with clients across the UK and overseas.

At Consilia Mediation we recognise that the process of divorce and the breakdown of a relationship is stressful and can be a very traumatic time. Our accredited mediators are sensitive in approach and highly skilled at dealing with difficult and challenging situations.

Head of family mediation, Laura Clapton is a highly experienced family solicitor and a fully accredited family mediator. Laura assists separated couples to resolve issues concerning children and/or finances following a relationship breakdown. Laura has particular experience in dealing with cases involving complex financial arrangements including overseas assets, businesses and trusts. Laura is known for her solution-focused approach and friendly demeanour together with her technical legal knowledge as a practising family solicitor.

Laura is qualified to speak to children as part of the mediation process, known as child inclusive mediator. She is also a trained hybrid mediator

Laura sits on the committee for West and North Yorkshire Resolution. Laura is very active in promoting family mediation locally and is involved in the training of local Magistrates on how the mediation process can assist parties in both pre and post Court proceedings.

At Consilia Mediation we offer fixed fees for our mediation services and more information can be found in the Fees and Pricing section of our website.

Consilia Mediation has comfortable offices centrally located in Leeds, Harrogate and London. The offices are conveniently located near the train/tube station, major bus routes and the local family courts.

We offer flexibility of location if required and are willing to travel if necessary to other serviced locations within the Yorkshire area.

We also offer remote online mediation via Zoom for those who would prefer not to travel to our offices.

For more information about our family mediation service please contact us at or our Leeds office on 0113 322 9222, Harrogate on 01423 222 220 or London on 0208 0750 100.

Mediation offers the affected parties the opportunity to work together to resolve the practical and legal steps necessary to achieve a fair outcome for all concerned.

Contact Our Mediation Team



Laura Clapton- Family Solicitor & Family Mediator
Tel: 0113 887 4672
Mobile: 07860 23 2975


Mediation Information Assessment Meeting

Your initial meeting with your mediator is known as a "MIAM"  - mediation, information and assessment meeting.  Normally people attend a MIAM by themselves although however we can provide a joint MIAM if the circumstances allow.

For a no obligation, free initial discussion please call us on 0113 322 9222

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