Meet our Mediation Specialists

Richard Hoare Partner
Richard is a Partner and Head of our family team and specialises in dealing with substantial financial claims on divorce or separation and complex cases involving children. Richard is an experienced mediator, having trained in 1997, and a member of Resolution. He is also a trained Collaborative lawyer.

Adele Wilkinson Partner
As Head of Family Solutions and a Partner in our family team, Adele specialises in children’s and financial cases. A highly experienced mediator, Adele trained in 1997 and qualified as a Professional Practice Consultant in 2002, allowing her to supervise other mediators. Adele is also a trained Collaborative Lawyer, a member of FMA and qualified to involve children in the mediation process where appropriate.

Sally-Anne Neal

Sally-Anne is an Associate in our family department. She is a specialist in dealing with financial cases relating to divorce or cohabitation. She also has a wide experience in dealing with children’s cases. Sally-Anne trained as a mediator in 1999 and is a member of Resolution. She is qualified to involve children in the mediation process where appropriate. In addition to her mediation practice, she is a trained and practicing collaborative lawyer.

Oliver Hall
 Senior Solicitor

Oliver is a Senior Solicitor and Mediator in our family department. Oliver is based in our York and Scarborough offices. His local knowledge of the Ryedale and North Yorkshire area means he is able to offer an exceptional insight into financial matters arising from family breakdown often involving farming partnerships and inherited assets. Oliver also mediates with couples in cases involving children. Oliver is a member of Resolution.

Natasha Kemish

Tash has been a member of our Family Department since joining Andrew Jackson in 2000 and has developed significant experience of dealing with all aspects of Family work. Tash specialises in divorce, children's work and injunctions and also provides support to other members of our Family Department in relation to financial claims arising on divorce or separation. Tash is a trained mediator and a member of our team of family mediators, working to resolve disputes with regard to financial matters and children issues.

Viki Bell

Viki has worked in family law since 2001 and provides invaluable support to our mediation team, overseeing the day to day running of Family Solution and liaising with solicitors and clients. As administrator of our mediation service Viki will be your main point of contact for co-ordinating appointments and handling queries.

"Yesterday's meeting was informative and really helpful. I really appreciated your honest and sincere advice; it helped me to gain a sense of perspective and find a way forward. Thanks once again for your help... I really could not have asked for a better service."