Dominic Raeside > Family Law in Partnership Ltd > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Family Law in Partnership Ltd
Melbourne House, 44-46 Aldwych
Greater London

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Head of Mediation, Family Law in Partnership


Dominic is one of the five principals who founded Family Law in Partnership in 1995. As Head of Mediation, Dominic holds the strong belief that whilst separation and divorce is often a difficult and painful transition, it does not have to destroy a family.

Dominic’s practice is focused on helping couples reach a consensus about their future as it relates to their children, finances and housing. Dominic mediates both domestic and cross border family disputes including international child abduction, access and custody cases. Having worked for many years in the Courts advising the judiciary in contested children’s matters and previously having worked in the field of adult psychiatry, Dominic has a range of skills, knowledge and experience which he uses to help his clients to reach agreement. His work has earned Dominic a reputation as one of the most experienced and respected mediators in the country – many of his mediation clients are referred to him by the top family lawyers in the country. In 2013 Dominic took up the prestigious role of the Family Mediator member of the Family Justice Council, a role which he continues to hold.

In addition to his work as a Mediator, Dominic is a UKCP registered family and systemic psychotherapist and sees clients in conjunction with his lawyer colleagues where he offers consultation on the child related, emotional and psychological aspects of divorce and separation.


Founder of Family Law in Partnership, 1995.


Chief Assessor for the Family Mediation Council; Mediator member of the Pensions Advisory Group; Family Mediation Task Force; Ministry of Justice’s Voice of the Child Advisory Group; MiKK pool of qualified cross border family mediators; Cross Border Family Mediators Network.

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London > Private client > Family: mediation

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Dominic Raeside

Family Law in Partnership Ltd

Family Law in Partnership Ltd has real strength in depth in the team with 14 family mediators who can assist on the full spectrum of family law matters. It offers all types of family mediation including sole and co-mediation as well as child-inclusive mediation. It has four mediators who are trained to act in the civil/commercial modes of mediation and also does mediation in cases involving child abduction. Its clients are drawn from varied backgrounds and include celebrities, City professionals and middle-income to high-net-worth individuals. Its mediation team has been described as ‘pioneering and market-leading’. Head of the practice Dominic Raeside is an ‘outstanding mediator’.