Meet The Team

We pride ourselves on removing any barriers in the way of you getting the best possible support when you need it most - so when you call or email, it will be one of our expert mediators that you contact directly. All of FMNE's mediators hold the highest level of accreditation: FMCA. You will speak to one of us and we are:-

Margot Moffitt 
LLB (Hons) FMCA

I hold the highest level of family mediation accreditation (FMCA). I am a highly experienced family solicitor with over 30 years experience on the Law Society’s Family Law and Children panels and an accredited Resolution Family Law specialist. I have over 18 years of accredited family mediation experience and I'm a member of the local Family Justice Board. I am a qualified mediation supervisor (Professional Practice Consultant). My membership organisation is the Family Mediators Association.

I hold the highest level of family mediation accreditation (FMCA). I am qualified as a solicitor but do not practice.   I have over 13 years of accredited family mediation practice and management experience. I am qualified to consult directly with children to inform the mediation process. I am a Resolution trained Family Consultant in the Collaborative Law process. I am also a qualified mediation supervisor (Professional Practice Consultant). My membership organisation is the Family Mediation Association.

Laura Ronn
BA (Hons) FMCA
BSc (Hons) MPhil FMCA
Denise Todd

I hold the highest level of family mediation accreditation (FMCA) and and have been working as an accredited family mediator for over 8 years, working to support families to resolve disputes about children, property and finance. I am a former Children and Family Social Worker, experienced in risk assessment, child protection, domestic violence, mental health issues, substance misuse and complex family problems. I am qualified to consult directly with children in the mediation process. My membership organisation is the Family Mediators Association.

I hold the highest level family mediation accreditation (FMCA) and have been working as an accredited family mediator for over 4 years, working to support families to resolve disputes about children, property and finance. I hold an honours degree in Law and, through my work with Cafcass (Children and Families Court Advisory and Support Service), I am experienced in working within private law proceedings. I am passionate about raising the profile of Family Mediation and, as FMNE’s Marketing Manager, I deliver regular information seminars across the North East. My membership organisation is the Family Mediators Association.

Sarah-Jane Turnbull
LLB (Hons) FMCA
Oliver Dobson
LLB (Hons)

I joined FMNE as a trainee mediator in August 2017. I am working towards the FMCA Mediation qualification as well as assisting with the operation of FMNE. I am a law graduate from Durham University and I've worked as a qualified adviser for the Citizen’s Advice Bureau and as a volunteer with the student listening service, NightLine.  I will often be your first point of contact when you call our service, with the care, patience and knowledge to answer your questions and give you the support you need. 

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Our offices are in Newcastle Quayside, Ashington, Sunderland, Gateshead, Berwick,  North Shields and Durham

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