About Lorraine Bramwell
Trained as a mediator in 1995 having already had a number of years professional experience working with people in dispute in a range of situations.
She is accredited both as a Family and Civil and Commercial mediator and became a Legal Services Commission recognised mediator in 1998. Over the last 16 years she has successfully mediated many hundreds of cases and has resolved disputes in family, workplace, civil and commercial, education, voluntary sector and disability issues. She is an Approved Member of the College of Mediators, has a Masters degree in Mediation and Conflict Resolution, degree in Psychology and a post graduate Diploma in Applied Social Studies.
Lorraine is also a well-established national trainer of mediators. She has developed and teaches a number of specialisms including consulting children in mediation and managing high conflict cases, her first book on mediation practice being on mediation and domestic abuse. Lorraine acts as Professional Practice Consultant to a number of other practitioners and services. Nationally, she has held the positions of both the Director and Chair of the College of Mediators and continues to play an active role in the development of mediation standards as an advisor and has represented the mediation profession on a range of professional and government advisory bodies.