Despite family mediation being a viable option for resolving a range of family issues, confusion still exists about how the process works more…
Tom Powles Partner
After joining Barcan Woodward (now Barcan+Kirby) in 2011, Tom was appointed head of the Childcare + Domestic Abuse Department in October 2012. He became a Partner in April 2013 as well as head of the newly-formed Mediation practice.
Tom has been practicing family law since he qualified in 2003. He specialises in childcare cases, where he represents children, parents and relatives, and also matters concerning domestic abuse. Tom is a member of the Law Society’s Family Law Accreditation Scheme, the Law Society’s Children Law Accreditation Scheme and is a Resolution accredited specialist.
Tom is also a qualified family mediator. He’s a member of the Family Mediators Association and manages the Barcan+Kirby Mediation practice.