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About us

Common Ground Mediation has a panel of independent, experienced mediators.

They have a wide variety of professional backgrounds, and they all have an accredited qualification in mediation.  All our mediators are fully briefed on additional support for learning legislation and the Scottish education system in practice. Mediators participate in regular case & practice sessions throughout the year.

Lesley FairleyLesley Fairley has been working as a mediator since 1995, and she took over the role of Director of Common Ground Mediation in 2016.  For over 20 years Lesley has worked extensively as a mediation practitioner, trainer and facilitator in both the voluntary and private sector  in a wide range of settings. Lesley’s mediation experience includes community and neighbour, homeless young people, workplace, peer mediation in schools, and additional support needs.  Lesley has a Level 4 SVQ in Mediation , and she has accumulated a wealth of experience and knowledge about managing, resolving and reflecting on conflict and the impact it has on people and their daily lives.

What our clients say...

“Mediator was very calm and reassuring throughout the process. Individual discussion was very helpful and valuable. In the mediation meeting when the conversation moved away from the point the mediator was able to guide discussion back.”

Head Teacher, June 2020