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Jane Robey

Chief Executive, NFM
Jane Robey has been Chief Executive Officer of National Family Mediation (NFM) since 2004. Before becoming CEO Jane was a practicing accredited NFM family mediator, Professional Practice Consultant and NFM service manager. She trained as a family mediator in 1996. Jane qualified as a probation officer in 1984 and for 20 years worked in probation, family court welfare, Cafcass and in child protection social work.
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Jane Robey has been Chief Executive Officer of National Family Mediation (NFM) since 2004. Before becoming CEO Jane was a practicing accredited NFM family mediator, Professional Practice Consultant and NFM service manager. She trained as a family mediator in 1996. Jane qualified as a probation officer in 1984 and for 20 years worked in probation, family court welfare, Cafcass and in child protection social work.
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Earlier this year the Government published its long awaited, highly anticipated ‘levelling up’ whitepaper. A document in which it outlined its efforts to make the country more prosperous...
With the dawn of ‘no fault’ divorce almost upon us there is a sense of post-election frivolity reverberating throughout the sector, with the Government proudly patting itself on the back...
The window of opportunity to submit evidence as part of the Government’s Dispute Resolution in England and Wales consultation has now passed, and I am sure that dozens of experts and interested...
Earlier this month industry experts gathered at the Jersey International Family Law Conference 2021 to hear from a range of key spokespeople, decision makers and opinion formers on a whole host of hot...
In March the government launched what was then widely publicised as a ‘temporary’ voucher scheme designed to improve the take-up of family mediation for separating families with...
Analysis of data to evaluate the government’s £500 family mediation voucher scheme is in full swing. It’s not yet complete but, as the initiative nears an end, the signs appear...
Mediation, and dispute resolution more generally, has hovered on the edges of legal processes for over 25 years. In NFM we started family mediation in 1982 when a group of professionals, including the...
Scores of family mediators from the UK, USA and Ukraine joined an innovative online free training event in mid-June, which National Family Mediation was proud to co-host along with international...
The forced moving of meetings online has had profound implications for millions of people and businesses in the UK and worldwide. It seems likely that the coming weeks will see myriad discussions and...
Are we serious about reducing the family court backlog?     Triggered by the huge backlog in family courts, the government’s family mediation voucher scheme was broadly...
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