Who heads the team?

Elsbeth Wells

Accredited Family Mediator and Supervisor, holds Senior Mediator Status with the FMA

Elsbeth trained to be a Family Mediator in 2007. Soon after that she set up Leatherhead Family Mediation and became the Head of Mediation at Venters Solicitors. She took over as Head of Wimbledon Family Mediation in 2016.

Elsbeth is a Resolution and FMA Mediator, she is also recognised by The Family Mediators’ Association as a ‘Senior Mediator’ with full Accreditation, and is fully accredited with the Family Mediation Council. She is qualified to mediate all issues of family breakdown; however she specialises now in Divorce and Finance.

Elsbeth offers a solution focused approach to relationship breakdown, with an aim to keeping both cost and time to a minimum, successfully completing the majority of financial mediations in 2-3 sessions. She is also a Professional Practice Consultant, enabling her to supervise, coach and train both internal mediators and also external mediation practices. Elsbeth supervises both RESOLUTION and FMA trained Mediators. Also being qualified to consult direct with children, Elsbeth encourages parents to consider enabling their children’s views to be heard within the process should that be what both parents wish. She presents as a warm, yet direct and professional individual.

Elsbeth has many years of experience in dealing with relationship breakdown and the associated legal, financial and emotional issues that arise from the painful process of separation. She will work with you to achieve your aims in a gentle yet purposeful manner, with an aim to securing agreement between you at the earliest opportunity.