Making Those Important Financial Decisions

Consilia Mediation can assist you and your spouse/former partner to make important decisions about your financial future. If you have financial issues to resolve following the breakdown of your relationship, mediation can help you to reach a resolution cost effectively and much more quickly than via the Court process which is financially and emotionally draining and often long drawn out.

The exchange of financial disclosure takes place at the outset of the process and then we help you to explore options in order to assist you to reach a fair and practical financial settlement. Discussions which take place in family mediation are confidential, in legal terms “Without Prejudice” however all financial disclosure exchanged is open which means that you can show the documentation to your solicitors and seek legal advice in between the mediation sessions.

At Consilia Mediation our family mediators are accredited and experienced lawyers with a lot of experience of the Court process and the financial aspects of family law. As such we can help guide you to reach a settlement within the band of reasonableness which is vitally important if you are seeking that the Court embody the terms of any agreement reached within the mediation setting, via your solicitors/legal advisers.

We also offer mediation services to assist with discussing provisions of pre and post marital/civil partnership documents. In our experience parties often prefer the more discursive forum of mediation than traditional solicitor based methods

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What will it cost?

We offer a range of fixed fee packages on a pay as you go basis so that you can budget and costs are kept to a manageable level. We also offer reduced fees through our fee assistance scheme (based upon an income means test).

Trusted Names In Mediation

At Consilia Mediation we recognise that the process of the breakdown of a relationship, whether in your personal or work life, 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.

Laura Clapton
Family Solicitor & Family Mediator

Laura is an accredited Family Mediator. Laura is known for providing the highest level of client care. Laura takes a constructive and non-confrontational approach to cases, whilst ensuring she is robust and focuses on achieving the best possible results for her clients.

Marie Walsh
Employment Solicitor & Workplace Mediator

Marie Walsh is a fully trained workplace mediator. As an employment law solicitor and mediator, Marie has a wealth of experience assisting parties inside and alongside the workplace mediation setting. Marie is able to act as the mediator in workplace disputes and assist in avoiding litigation.

Sarah Manning
Associate Solicitor & Family Mediator

Sarah is an Associate Solicitor & accredited mediator and is highly experienced having worked in family law for over 10 years. Sarah is a member of Resolution, an organisation setup for professionals who believe in a constructive, non-confrontational approach to family law matters.

What our clients say about Consilia Legal on


  • review rating 5  Marie and her staff have been very helpful. Marie had assisted me previously with an employment law issues so I had no hesitation in engaging her again. She helped me through an unpleasant job related matter when I was at a low ebb and feeling unable to fight my own corner. As before Marie gave sound, straight forward advice and took over the handling of communication with my employer until the matter was resolved. When I had to take action myself Marie was always there to consult if I was worried about something. I would thoroughly recommend Consilia Legal to anyone.

    thumb Amanda Keers
    6/24/2019
  • review rating 5  Excellent service from Laura Clapton guiding me through a difficult divorce process. Super efficient, professional and carries out the work with understanding and compassion for your situation. Would highly recommend and have already recommended.

    thumb Jo Allan
    4/09/2019
  • review rating 5  Marie, Andy, Victoria and Emma were exceptional in their help, advice and support – all done with a non-nonsense super friendly approach. Really took the stress out of a difficult corporate employment process. I felt safe and confident in their capable hands, recommending them highly.

    thumb Sophie Webb
    6/03/2019
  • review rating 5  Received a really good service from Marie and the team including Emma, who offered valuable support throughout. I contacted Consilia following a recommendation from a union representative. Was given great advise through her trusted associate who offered an accurate and professional assessment. Marie secured a really good outcome due to her knowledge, perseverance, conscientiousness and genuine desire to try and get the best outcome on my behalf. A lot of genuine empathy and respect expressed and a brilliant negotiator. Very well informed, experienced and brilliant communicator. True to her word re costs as discussion was upfront and honest. Very reasonable rate compared to other firms. Would recommend to others Thank you very much!

    thumb Elaben Mistry Jackson
    5/26/2019
  • review rating 5  Very professional and got the right result for me in a very timely abs efficient manner. Great service, good advice and an excellent result I couldn’t have got on my own

    thumb Jon Geldart
    5/23/2019

Finalists at the 2019 Yorkshire Legal Awards

Laura Clapton
Director, Family Solicitor & Mediator
0113 887 4672
0786 023 2975
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Marie Walsh
Director, Employment Solicitor & Mediator
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Sarah Manning
Associate Family Solicitor & Mediator
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