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New FMC Contact Details

From Monday 21st May, the FMC’s address and telephone number are changing. The new address is: Family Mediation Council International Dispute Resolution Centre 70 Fleet Street London EC4Y 1EY   The new telephone number is: 01707 594055 The office will be open between 9am – 3pm, Monday to Friday.

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FMC Code of Practice

The FMC has published an amended Code of Practice. The amendments are as follows: ·         the introduction of a pre-amble, which sets out that the FMC may publish Practice Directions, which will have the same standing as the Code of Practice, and which will be issued in order to having to avoid issuing a revised […]

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Child-Inclusive Mediation

Child-Inclusive Mediation The FMC has published Part 6 of the FMC Standards Framework, as well as making small amendments to the existing framework.  These changes incorporate the recommendations of the FMC’s working party on Child-Inclusive Mediation, and an additional recommendation from the FMSB regarding additional CPD for child inclusive mediators. Every mediator is affected by […]

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Family Mediation Survey

The Family Mediation Council has today published the results of its survey of family mediators, conducted in Autumn 2017.   The responses show that family mediation works to settle disputes between separating couples, with whole or partial agreement achieved in 70% of cases.   These success rates are consistent with figures from previous studies. They […]

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Changes to MIAMs rules

On January 8th, the list of MIAMs exemptions was widened. The Ministry of Justice has asked that mediators be made aware of the following information: These changes mirror the new legal aid regulations which will come into force on the same day. The aim of the changes is to ensure that victims of domestic violence […]

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