First Stop Family Mediation

Fiona Sawkins - FMC Accredited (0970A) Lawyer Mediator

Services and Costs


five minutes to one hour. Cost of an individual meeting is £100. Where the meeting is held on a joint basis the fee of £120 is shared between the parties.


Pre Mediation Individual Meetings

Mediation begins with Individual meetings charged at the hourly rate of £110 per hour. Scheduled for one hour each, the meetings are held on a day and time convenient to the parties.

Mediation meetings are charged at the hourly rate of £220 shared between the parties. The hourly rate is applied to the length of the mediation meeting. Mediation meetings are typically between one and half to two hours long. The number of meetings required will depend on your circumstances and the issues to resolve but on average three to five meetings is not unusual.

Preparation of documents is charged at £220 per hour shared between the parties.

There is no charge for telephone calls or emails and no vat is applied to any fees.

Professional Practice Consultancy for Family Mediators - Individual and group consultancy meetings are held regularly. Please contact Fiona for more details.

Mediation Venues : I am able to offer mediation at different venues in an approximate twenty five to thirty mile radius of Alton, Hampshire (gu34). In particular I offer mediation in Alton, Petersfield, Winchester, Basingstoke, Southampton, Farnborough, Camberley and Guildford. I offer after hours meetings at Alton.