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.
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. We hold a contract with the Legal Aid agency to deliver family mediation FREE OF CHARGE to those eligible under the scheme.
Mediation East Sussex is an affiliate member of National Family Mediation and all our family mediators are registered with the Family Mediation Council (FMC) and qualified to sign court forms. They have considerable experience in both child and financial mediation.
We are usually able to offer an appointment within a few days.
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
31 March 2020
Email Contact Details
For all Family Mediation enquiries - email@example.com
For all Neighbourhood Mediation enquiries - firstname.lastname@example.org
For all Time 2 Talk (Intergenerational) Mediation enquiries - email@example.com
To contact the Manager - firstname.lastname@example.org
For Conflict Coaching enquiries - email@example.com
If non of the above contact - firstname.lastname@example.org
25 March 2020
Service Update - staff are working from home
Our office is now closed however staff are working from home. If you need to contact us please either leave a message on our answerphone by calling 01424 446808 (we retrieve messages regularly and aim to respond as quickly as possible) or email us on email@example.com
All our existing clients should now have been contacted.
Family Mediation will continue using videoconferencing apps such as Facetime and WhatsApp
20 March 2020
We are still 'open' !
We are still ‘open’ !
Whilst our office is closed to visitors, staff are still working. We are here to answer calls, book Mediation Information and Assessments Meetings (these will happen via videoconferencing) and to assist in whatever way we can.
If you are a referrer looking to refer a client to mediation - we are still taking referrals.
We will post regular updates here and also let you know if there are any changes to the above.
18 March 2020
Coronavirus - information regarding clients
As a Coronavirus precaution we will not be holding any face to face meetings with clients for the foreseeable future.
Intergenerational (Time 2 Talk) and Neighbourhood Clients
All of our cases have been temporarily suspended and we are in the process of advising all our clients. We are unsure when meetings will resume but will be in touch with our existing clients in approximately one months time.
Family (Divorce and Separation) Clients
All Mediation Information and Assessment Meetings (MIAMS) will be carried out using videoconferencing such as
Skype, WhatsApp, Facetime. This covers all our 3 venues - St Leonards-on-Sea, Eastbourne and Shoreham-by-Sea and is for all existing and new clients.
21 February 2020
Visit by MP for Hastings and Rye
We were very pleased to welcome Hastings and Rye’s new MP Sally-Ann Hart to the mediation office. Sally-Ann was keen to find out more about mediation and the services we offer.
Sally-Ann is pictured here with Nicola, Service Manager, and Alison, Deputy Manager.