Our Charges

  • Northwest Mediation charges fees up front before the mediation starts and funds must be cleared before the date of mediation

  • Both parties are jointly liable for the whole of the cost of the mediation

  • Northwest Mediation accepts direct payments by BACS or cheque and via paypal (so you can use your credit card if you wish to spread the cost of resolving your dispute)

  • Due to money laundering regulations Northwest Mediation does not accept payment in cash


Example Fees

Both sides only pay HALF

Initial one hour meeting


Half day mediation

(10 am to 1pm or 2 pm to 5pm)       


Full day mediation

(10 am to 5pm)            


Additional hours beyond booked

appointment time per hour or part hour      


We charge a reduced rate for one day mediations involving contact with children

All fees are exclusive of VAT


Additional charges are made for the hire of rooms all charges are payable before the date of mediation












Example legal costs to trial; both sides pay individually


 Court fee to issue case     £455


 Court fee to list a trial        £1300


 Solicitors costs to issue    £1200


 Solicitors costs to trial       £1200


 Barristers fees for trial       £2000


 Total                                  £6155


 "...such claims be mediated rather than leaving them to the vagaries of the legal system...Mediation is the future" Lord Falconer