Legal Advisor & Mediator | Mortlake Law & Mediation | London

    With more than 40 years’ legal experience, Richard Buxton LLB (Hons) ensures clients receive the best legal advice and retain control over their Divorce and Family Issues, Workplace Disputes, Will Writing, Inheritance Tax advice (IHT) and arranging Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPA). The most impressive part is that Mortlake Law & Mediation shares its wealth of expertise by helping clients in a cost-effective way.

    Family Law and Mediation Specialists 

    As a divorce specialist, who is also one of London’s leading accredited family mediators, Richard strives to reach a fair and satisfying conclusion – often without the need for a lengthy and expensive court process. Combining solid and practical advice with a collaborative approach, Richard’s clients are empowered to make informed and sensible choices.

    Meet Richard in person or speak on the phone for a free initial discussion.


    Family Law

    When you are facing separation or divorce a whole realm of practical and emotional issues can come into play surrounding children, finance and property.

    Civil and Commercial Mediation 

    Increasingly, Mediation is seen as a preferable option to the traditional Court process. It helps to reach a constructive agreement that avoids legal…

    Employment and Workplace Disputes 

    Sources of workplace conflict are many. The most common are personality clashes and warring egos… Find out more by clicking below.


    Having an up to date and properly written Will is the only way to ensure that your money, property and possessions will be distributed according to your wishes.

    Lasting Powers of Attorney

    A harsh reality of life is that mental and physical incapacity can hit at any time. And whilst many of us are aware about making a Will…

    General legal advice 

    When you need a lawyer – you don’t just need any lawyer. You want to find one that has specific expertise in the area where you need help…

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    Civil and Commercial Mediator & Family and Interpersonal Mediator – Saving You Unnecessary Stress and Costs

    The Court process is not the only way to resolve a dispute.  As a fully Accredited Civil & Commercial Mediator with the Society of Mediators and as a trained Family Mediator with FMA and Interpersonal Mediator with UK Mediation, I can help disputants to find a fair outcome through mediation – and avoid costly legal fees.

    Flexible Appointments – 9am to 8pm Weekdays and Saturday mornings 9am-Noon.

    When you appoint us – you deal directly with a qualified lawyer and mediator. We are located in East Sheen, Richmond upon Thames, in South West London and can meet you in our offices in Parkway House, your home, work or at a place of your choice.


    We are offering virtual consultations for anyone needing family law or divorce advice during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

    The Government have deemed Richard an essential worker. He has many years’ experience of visits to nursing homes, care homes, hospitals and private homes. He has a laptop available to assist, with a printer in the car.

    To arrange a virtual consultation, call us and we will book an appointment at the time to suit you. Stay safe.


    You should contact us if you are looking for legal or mediation advice with any matters related to Civil or Commercial Law including Employment/Workplace disputes, Family Law, or are planning to make a Will or Lasting Power of Attorney.

    Our clients typically live in South West London and need a local lawyer or mediator located in and around, Barnes, Mortlake, Kew, Roehampton, Sheen, Putney, Wimbledon, Ham, Twickenham, Richmond upon Thames, Kingston, Hammersmith, Fulham or the north Surrey borders.

    Telephone 020 3935 9490 or send us an email and we will get in contact.

    Members of Resolution – a group of Family Lawyers and Mediators who work in a collaborative way.

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