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Arbitration, whilst an established method of resolving commercial disputes, is a relatively new method of resolving family conflicts.  You and your partner would each have lawyers, but you then select an independent arbitrator to resolve your dispute.  The arbitrator's decision is then binding.

Arbitration can be used to resolve all financial issues resulting from a relationship breakdown, but not arrangements for any children following separation.  The arbitrator can deal with the entire financial situation, or can be asked to consider one discrete point which may be a stumbling block to resolution.

Mark Fenton, partner in our Family Team, is a qualified arbitrator and can offer arbitration at our offices in Lincoln's Inn Fields. For more information on the benefits of arbitration please contact Mark on 020 3375 7000.

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