Hastings and Rother Mediation

Welcome to our Mediation Service

Established in 1995 and based in St Leonards on Sea in East Sussex our service has a proven track record of delivering mediation to people in dispute. Our service facilitates positive constructive discussions; helping parties to hear one another and to resolve their differences.

Family Mediation
For all issues surrounding separation or divorce
Family Mediation
Helping neighbours in dispute
Family Mediation
Intergenerational Mediation (between children/young people and their parents/carers)
Family Mediation
takes place in schools, by pupils for pupils.
Family Mediation
resolving disputes between people who work together
Family Mediation
tailored mediation to suit your needs.




Mediation East Sussex offers Family (divorce and separation) Mediation at our main office in St Leonards on Sea and also outreach services in Eastbourne, Brighton and Shoreham-by-Sea.

Hastings and Rother Mediation offers Neighbourhood, Intergenerational (Time 2 Talk), Workplace, Bespoke and Peer mediation services in the Borough of Hastings, and the District of Rother which includes Bexhill and Rye.

For Neighbourhood, Intergenerational (Time 2 Talk) and Workplace mediation services in the Eastbourne and Wealden areas please contact Mediation Plus, who are based in Hailsham, on 01323 442781 or visit Mediation Plus

For Neighbourhood mediation in Lewes and Brighton & Hove, and Intergenerational and Workplace mediation in Brighton and Hove please contact Brighton & Hove Independent Mediation Service on 01273 700812 or visit BHIMS

Latest News...



30 January 2018

Training in managing conflict and challenging behaviour

We were delighted when Nick Strapp from Maybo, Conflict Management Training, came to the service to deliver training to our staff and volunteers. The mediators said that it was one of the best and most interesting training sessions that they have attended.


22 - 26 January 2018

Family Mediation Week

We offer family mediation at our venues in St Leonards on sea, Eastbourne and Shoreham by sea

To enquire or book a Mediation Assessment and Information Meeting (MIAM) please phone 01424 446808

Prices start at £85 for a MIAM

Mediation is FREE OF CHARGE if you are eligible for legal aid (we can assess you)


5 January 2018

MORE COUPLES WILL DECIDE TO DIVORCE ON JANUARY 12 THAN ANY OTHER DAY, LAWYERS CLAIM

We offer family mediation at our venues in Shoreham by sea, Hastings and Eastbourne.

Family Mediation:

  • is a more amicable way or resolving issues
  • puts children at the core of negotiations
  • helps improve communication
  • is cheaper than going through a lawyer
  • is quicker than going through legal channels
  • can keep disputes out of court
  • is encouraged by the court
  • ensures each person is heard
  • ensures that any agreement reached is in the interest of both parties

National Family Mediation`
awards for all`
BBC Children in Need
Legal Aid Agency
Help and support for separated families
Sussex Police & Crime Commissioner