Sarah Smith Mediation Services
Mediator and Parenting Coordinator
c/o First Floor, 7 Cheltenham Mount
Mediator | Other family professional
Sarah has worked in family law for around twenty-five years, specialising in divorce, related finances, and arrangements for children. She left full time law in 2020 to set up Sarah Smith Mediation Services, having previously spent approx. half her legal career in London law firms and the remainder at Berwins (Harrogate, Leeds) incl. as MD 2013 – 2020.
Sarah is a registered and accredited Mediator of the Family Mediation Council (FMCA), Member of Family Mediators Association and a Child Inclusive mediator, i.e. qualified to include children in the mediation process when it will help for their voices to be heard.
Sarah works with couples to sort their finances and/or arrangements for their children post-separation. She helps them craft Parenting Plans and is well known for using technology to assist.
Further building on her family practice, in 2019, Sarah qualified as only one of 10 people in the UK as a Parenting Coordinator. This innovative approach provides an alternative to court and a better way forward for children where there has been long term conflict.