Leading family charity renews calls for fixed fees for family matters

By: Juliet
On: Tuesday, 18 November, 2014

A national
family charity has repeated its calls for the legal profession to introduce a
fixed-fee tariff for its work on family matters.

Jane Robey,
CEO of
National Family Mediation says too often mediators in her national
network have to pick up the pieces of cases where one or both parties have
simply run out of money, because the level of charges made by solicitors was not

High legal
fees in divorce cases hit headlines this week with reports of a separating UK
couple having spent £920,000 on fees in just eight months. It led to Mr Justice …read more

Source: Family Law News