Karen Schirn, FMCA, Director
Director & accredited mediator Karen Schirn has worked as a family solicitor for over 16 years. Karen trained in 2011 as a family mediator with The Family Mediator's Association. She brings a wealth of experience of relationship breakdown and dispute resolution.
Karen is qualified to undertake child inclusive mediation and also to supervise the professional practice of others.
Sarah England, FMCA, Director
Director & accredited mediator Sarah England has a commercial background with over 20 years experience in business strategy and marketing including a number of years in legal services marketing. Sarah trained as a family mediator in 2011 with The Family Mediator's Association. She brings a down to earth approach with a particular empathy for children's issues, with strong problem solving skills.
Sarah is qualified to undertake child inclusive mediation and also to supervise the professional practice of others.
Mo Sharpe, Mediator
Mo Sharpe brings over 15 years of experience as a counsellor specialising in working with children and families.
She trained as a Family Mediator in 2016 with The FMA.
Mo brings an integrated approach to mediation to help resolve issues arising from a separation.
Justine Cadbury, Mediator
Justine is a qualified Barrister, who trained as a family mediator in 2016.
She has over ten years of experience of dispute resolution. Additionally Justine co-edited, with the right Hon Sir Mathew Thorpe, “Hearing the Children” a collection of papers of the 2003 Interdisciplinary Conference at Dartington Hall.
Rishma Gudka, Mediator
Rishma trained as a Family Mediator in 2019 and is currently working towards full accreditation.
She is also a member of the College of Mediators and the Family Mediation Council. Rishma has a Finance and Consultancy background with strong experience helping to resolve issues in a way that will work for everyone involved. She has been a Childline counsellor for a number of years, working with children through challenging experiences.
Jennie, Client Support
Jennie has a BSC with Honours in Psychology and an Msc in Forensic Psychology Practice with experience of children and family assessment consultancy.
Training to be a Mediator?
Green Light Mediation is interested in meeting trainee mediators who are looking to work for a family mediation service on a part time free lance basis.
Our USP is co-mediation, ideally with a lawyer, non lawyer team.
If you are currently training, or have recently completed your training and are looking to begin training or have completed your Foundation Course please get in touch. We are particularly interested in those with backgrounds as family solicitors or family lawyers.
We do not charge for enabling the required 10 hours of mediation in advance of sign off.
Please email attaching your CV or call and ask to speak to one of the directors for more information