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.


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.

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




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...



8 January 2020

Are you an FMC registered Family Mediator looking for extra work?

An exciting opportunity has arisen within our service for a Family Mediation Council registered Family Mediator to join our team mediating with clients for one day a week. The venue for the mediation will be at our office in St Leonards on Sea.

For further information please contact Nicola Hawkins, Manager - manager@hrmediation.co.uk or phone 01424 446808.


13 November 2019

Interested in becoming a mediator?

Learn new life skills as a volunteer mediator

 Would you like to train to help people resolve disputes with their neighbours?

 Are you a good listener, impartial and non-judgemental?

 Would you like to work towards accreditation recognised by the College of Mediators?

 Would you like to learn new life skills?

Hastings and Rother Mediation Service will be running their next Community Mediation training course in St Leonards on sea starting in February 2020

For further information and an application pack phone us on 01424 446808 or e-mail us at - E-mail: training@hrmediation.co.uk

Hastings and Rother Mediation Service is a registered charity no. 1100825.


15 October 2019

Recent Feedback

Recent Time 2 Talk clients told us: “mediators were really personable, made you feel comfortable and in a safe space. I’m very grateful for your service” “mediators were very nice and supportive and made good solutions”

We really appreciate any feedback from our clients

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