About Derek Finch Associates

Derek Finch runs an established Mediation Services Consultancy operating from Devon, with services delivered throughout the South West of England. Derek Finch is an experienced manager and Mediator who has worked with both Local Authorities and Housing Associations and has a proven track record in successful team management, service delivery, mediation training and delivery.

Achievements include managing a diverse portfolio of projects encompassing local authority and Housing Association work, and the setting up of a new and innovative Mediation Service in the South West of England.

Derek works with a number of Associates who have an excellent track record in delivery of training and resolution of conflicts through mediation.

Testimonials

"I feel you have worked magic in just 2 hours, solving a problem that had lasted over a year!"

"Mediation was the only thing that worked!"

"It was very appropriate because I believe that mutual agreements have ownership are are more likely to succeed in the long term."

"It is most gratifying to see that your work has had such positive results."

"I have to say that I have received nothing but good and positive feedback from customers that have been through the mediation process, so thank you"

"You have provided us with a good service and we want to retain the service"

"They are now talking to each other and are now quite friendly so thanks for your help"

 

 

neighbourhood mediation

Neighbourhood Mediation Case Study

Please note, all names have been changed for confidentiality reasons.

Mr and Mrs Smith live on their own in a 2 bedroom house in an inner city area of Bristol, next door to Miss Jones and her partner Mr Green, who had 2 children; boys aged 8 years and 6 years.

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Neighbour Mediation

Neighbourhood Mediation Case Study

Please note, all names have been changed for confidentiality reasons.

Miss Field is a single parent with a 4 year old son, living in Plymouth. She lives just around the corner from Mr and Mrs Snow, although the rear of each house backs on to a communal area and car park, containing the area for waste and recycle bins for the houses.

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Homeless Mediation

Homelessness Mediation Case Study

Please note, all names have been changed for confidentiality reasons.

Jimmy was a 16 year old who attended the local college. He was living at his friend’s house. His friend’s mum had agreed to take him in after he was thrown out of his own home by his mum.

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