Ellen Lane

FMCA Mediator
Qualified to consult children in mediation

About Ellen Lane

Ellen Lane was a social worker in inner London for 14 years before retraining and qualifying as a solicitor in 1998.

Specialising in family law, she then worked for over 15 years for law firms in London and the south-east, acting for clients in divorce and financial applications, private and public law children disputes and domestic violence cases.

Ellen joined the SELFMB in 2012 after training as a mediator with National Family Mediation.
She is FMC accredited and able in suitable cases to consult directly with the children of parents going through mediation. Ellen has a particular interest in mediating inter-generational disputes within families.

Ellen holds degrees from London University in French and Social Work and is a member of the College of Mediators and the Law Society.
She sings alto in her local church choir (details of their next concert always available on request) and is a tenaciously loyal supporter of Munster RFC.

Contact us on 020 8315 7460 for a confidential discussion


COVID-19 & Low-cost mediation

If you are experiencing difficulties as a result of COVID-19 we maybe able to help with the cost of mediation through our National Lottery COVID Fund. Call 020 8315 7460 to discuss. 


Office appointments are now available again at our office in Bromley as well as appointments via  Zoom.  Zoom  is a video meeting App which you can download for free onto your phone/laptop or other device. Find out more here.

Mediation by video meeting is a recognised approach, approved by the FMC (Family Mediation Council). We have used Zoom for MIAM meetings for several years and we have now used it successfully to help many clients to reach agreements during the lockdown period.

Please call on 020 8315 7460 to find out more or if would like to arrange an appointment.