Marian Roberts

FMCA Mediator & Joint Professional Practice Consultant
Qualified to consult children in mediation

About Marian Roberts


Marian Roberts has been in continuous practice as a family mediator at the SE London Family Mediation Bureau since 1982.
Qualified as a social worker and barrister, and accredited by the Legal Aid Agency, the College of Mediators and the Family Mediation Council Standards Board, she specialises in high conflict disputes over children.
She has been involved in the wider developments of family mediation over the years including a national training programme, the professional regulatory framework, and mediation initiatives in the context of public law and child abduction.

She is a member of the European Network of Cross-Border Mediators. She teaches on the Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Law Masters course at the LSE and her publications include Mediation in Family Disputes: Principles of Practice (4th ed. 2014); A-Z of Mediation (2014); Developing the Craft of Mediation; Reflections on Theory and Practice (2007); and with Gwynn Davis, Access to Agreement (1988).



Contact us on 020 8315 7460 for a confidential discussion

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COVID-19 & Appointments – Low cost family 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. 

 

We are now able to offer a limited number of face-to-face meetings at our Bromley office as well as Zoom appointments for MIAM meetings and mediations. 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.

We have conducted a COVID-19 risk assessment and have introduced a range of measures to protect clients who prefer to visit the office from the risks of COVID 19.

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