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FMC Newsletter

FMC Newsletter September 2016 Foreword from John Taylor, Chair, FMC This is the first in what is going to be a series of newsletters, aimed at letting you know what is happening in the world of family mediation, and what is likely to be happening next. For the FMC, the most important topic is the […]

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FMSB Chair

At its meeting on 11th May 2016, the FMSB unanimously voted Glynne Davies as its chair for the coming year.  

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Letter from justice minister Caroline Dinenage to all family mediators

Caroline Dinenage MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Women, Equalities and Family has outlined recent developments in connection: with her reform of the private family law system and the promotion of mediation and developments in the regulation of family mediation by the FMC and the FMSB. Read the  Minister’s Family Mediation Update and Strategy for 2016 in full […]

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Robin ap Cynan – a tribute by Hugh England, Chair of the FMC

I was very sad to learn of the recent death of Robin ap Cynan, the Family Mediation Council member appointed by the Law Society.  Robin, who died on 9 October 2015, was one of the founder members of the Council and a constant contributor to its development.  His commitment was indefatigable, his humour and passion […]

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FMC and professional self-regulation

The Family Mediation Council announces its strategy for professional self-regulation, a new system of accreditation and a public register of practising family mediators   As part of its drive to ensure high standards amongst family mediators and to reflect the pivotal role of mediation in the family justice system, the Family Mediation Council (FMC) is […]

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