Our Family Mediation Team

Introducing our growing team of family mediators.

We are all committed to helping you resolve your own conflict and reach your own agreements, in the most effective and efficient way.

Our mediators come from a broad range of backgrounds including lawyers, company owners, accountants, IFAs, therapists and coaches.

We are all dedicated to sharing experiences and insights with each other to create the best mediation and coaching service we can offer.


John Hind family_icon business_icon coaching_icon

John

Director and Founder – Compass Resolution

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Mediator (Family/Workplace), Lawyer, Mediation Practice Consultant, Family Consultant, Group Facilitator, Conflict Management Consultant, Skills trainer.

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Matthew Clark family_icon

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Matthew has a life-long passion for learning and was one of the first IFAs in the UK to be accredited as a Chartered Financial Planner in 2005. He is also a Fellow of the Personal Society, Trust and Estates Practitioner, Later Life Accredited Adviser and a family mediator trained by the Family Mediation Association.

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Pippa Bassett family_icon

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Pippa is a member of The College of Mediators and is also accredited with The Legal Aid Agency and The Law Society.
Pippa has had experience of dealing with a wide range of issues in mediation and has a particular interest and expertise in working with young parents.

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Frances Place family_icon business_icon

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Skilled in mediating in highly emotional situations.
Able to help foucus parties on reaching constructive, realistic settlements enabling them to put the past dispute behind them in a positive way and if necessary, continue to work together.

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Ashley Palmer family_icon

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Ashley specializes in child-focused mediation, she is committed to helping separated parents work out a shared-parenting plan.  Ashley is a member of The Family Mediators Association, accredited with The Legal Aid Agency and is also a qualified she is also a qualified Psychotherapist and Resolution trained Family Consultant.

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Julian Samiloff family_iconcoaching_icon

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Psychotherapist and Mediator and Executive Coach. Working collaboratively with individuals and families to co create with them new and enriching narratives with which they can build and develop successful creative living for themselves and others.

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Gavin Fennell family_icon business_icon coaching_icon

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Gavin is a Mediator(Family/Civil/Neighbourhood) and a Chartered Accountant. He specialises in high value mediations and is also qualified to meet with children to enable their views to be heard during mediation. Accredited by the Family Mediation Council.

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Charles Place family_icon

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Kate Skelton family_icon

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Julia Thackray family_icon

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Julia is a Family mediator, trainer, former family lawyer. Interested in dispute resolution, collaborative and team working and family law.

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Richard Whittington family_icon

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Richard is an experienced Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives and has practised in the area of Family Law for over 30 years. He specialises in all areas of Family Law including Divorce, Finances, Cohabitation, Separation, Civil Partnerships, Pre Nuptial and Post Nuptial Agreements and represents Parents and Grandparents in Children proceedings.

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Austin Chessell family_icon

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Austin specialises in children and financial family mediation matters. He also works with grandparents wanting to discuss seeing grandchildren and LGBT families to discuss separation. Some of Austin’s mediation clients have an international element to their situation for relocation abroad. Austin is a member of the Family Mediators Association and is accredited with the Law Society and the FMC. He is from a Family Law background and has also completed a Level 3 diploma in Counselling with the Mary Ward Centre.

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Chrissie Tarbitt family_icon

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Chrissie combines many years of negotiating, coaching and mentoring in the corporate world, with her counselling and NLP skills, to deliver an integrated approach to mediation helping families resolve the many issues they face when going through a separation. She feels passionately that her role is to facilitate a client-led decision making process with patience, integrity and empathy. Chrissie is FMA (Family Mediators Association) trained, a member of the National Counselling Society and the National Hypnotherapy Society.

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Paul Sandford business_icon family_icon 

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Principal Director of ASM, civil/commercial, workplace, employment, family and educational mediator and trainer with a judicial/legal background. He has knowledge and expertise in dispute resolution in a wide range of areas and disciplines and mediates online.

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Jamie Marshall family_iconbusiness_icon 

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Jamie is a family mediator and member of the Family Mediators Association combining many years of legal experience with a facilitative and non-adversarial approach to help families make the best decisions in respect of their children and finances following separation. Jamie is also a civil mediator with particular interest in legal costs and workplace and business disputes.

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Jacqui Kyne family_icon

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Jacqui is accredited with the Family Mediation Council and has over ten years experience in mediating disputes arising from divorce and separation. She is specialises in children and financial mediation matters. Jacqui is also a Mediation Practice Consultant, Family Consultant and Relationship Counsellor.

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Debbie Webber family_icon

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Before qualifying as a mediator in 2014, Debbie worked as a Lawyer and for the Citizens Advice Bureau. As a family mediator she has experience of dealing with children and finance mediations and draws on her past experience to provide a professional service to help parties find their own solutions and avoid adversarial court proceedings. Debbie is a member of the ADR Group and accredited with the Legal Aid Agency and Family Mediation Council.

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Nicky Gough family_icon

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Family Mediator ( FMCA ), Mediation Practice Consultant, Collaborative Family Lawyer, Trusts and Probate Law. Nicky mediates all nature of Family, Probate and Workplace disputes.

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Jenny Harris family_icon

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Jenny is committed to helping her clients to find a constructive path through their separation and to keep the needs of the children central to all discussions. She believes in the important role that mediation can have in improving parental communication and her clients’ ongoing relationship.

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Kerry Williamson family_icon

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I know that good communication is often most difficult at the time it’s most needed. My focus is to help you to have the discussions you need, with the information you need, in a safe and respectful environment. This balance and structure maximises your chances of reaching an agreement. With a background in law and teaching, I can explain unfamiliar concepts effectively, present complex information clearly and bring the accuracy and attention to detail that your documents need.

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Roger Cullen family_icon

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Roger is a mediator accredited by the Family Mediation Council, the Law Society and the Legal Aid Agency and is a member of the College of Mediators. He has a BA (Oxon), MA Philosophy, MSc Applied Social Studies (Oxon) and PGCE

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Sally Brooks family_icon

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Sally is family mediator, trainer and former solicitor. Her practice is based in Banbury, Oxfordshire. She is a member of the College of Mediators and accredited by the Family Mediation Council. She mediates financial disputes and cases involving children. For several years she delivered the Separated Parents Information Programme in Oxfordshire. She is particularly interested in helping separated parents with their communication and co-parenting skills.

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Rachel Webb family_icon business_icon coaching_icon

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Rachel has a background in law and counselling. She is a former solicitor, couple and family counsellor and accredited as both a family mediator and a commercial mediator. She combines sound legal knowledge with the right skills to help clients understand the practical and legal effects of separation and divorce, whilst supporting them as they deal with change and make decisions about their future. She is approachable, warm and professional.

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