"Discourage litigation. Persuade your neighbours to compromise whenever you can... Point out to them how the nominal winner is often the real loser... In fees, expenses and waste of time."

~ Abraham Lincoln 1850


Mediation as a Realistic Alternative to Litigation



"Our client came in with a grievance and went out satisfied. It is a credit to our profession that at long last we have found men like you to mediate. We are all indebted to you"

Solicitor writing to Gavin Argent


"Thank you for your support over the ups and downs... I have felt very at ease with you and always felt I could just be myself. You have inspired confidence in me and I have learnt such a lot from you"

Client writing to Petrina Haywood

Gavin Argent

Petrina Haywood

Gavin Argent is a Barrister and Civil and Family Mediator, with 15 years experience in mediation. He trained with ADR and is a member of ADR net.

Petrina Haywood is a Counselling Psychotherapist and Supervisor of 18 years experience (BACP). She is a trained Family Mediator TMCM