Mediation costs

mediationBD Mediation’s fees are simple and transparent – there are no hidden costs

MIAM £80 per person (45 minutes)

Mediation meeting Children – £120 per person (1 1/2 hours)

Mediation meeting Property + Finance -£150 per person (1 1/2 hours)

Child consultation £50 (1 hour)

Documents including MOU £50 per person

Typical number of meetings required

Child Only Issues 1 – 3 meetings
Property and Finance only 2 – 4 meetings
Property, finances and children’s issues 2 – 5 meetings

Comparison with legal costs

On average a legal advice session is £250 per hour. A half day contested hearing in court will add over £1,000 to each person’s legal fees.

In 2012, the National Audit Office reported that the average cost per client for mediation was £675 compared to £2,823 for cases going to court

 The report states thatmediated cases are quicker to resolve, taking on average 110 days, compared with 435 days for non-mediated cases‘.

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