The Team

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Alison Ambrose - Arena Mediation

Alison Ambrose co-founded Arena Mediation in 2006 with Wendy Dolby-Stevens. Alison trained as a mediator in 2002 and qualified as a Professional Practice Consultant in 2007. She has Senior Mediator status through her accreditation with the Family Mediators Association and is a fully accredited mediator with the Family Mediation Council.

A member of Family Mediators' Association, and affiliate member of Resolution, Alison is committed to adapting the mediation process to suit clients' individual needs. She has two sons and a daughter and lives locally in Romsey, Hampshire.

Ceri Hampton Arena Mediation

Ceri Hampton is a qualified and practising family solicitor who has previously worked in financial services, with the Citizens Advice Bureau and sat on Social Security Appeals Tribunals.

She continues to work as a locum solicitor but believes strongly that mediation is the way forward in family disputes. She is a member of Resolution. Ceri is married with two children.

Ceri Hampton Arena Mediation

Jennifer Miles is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives. Jennifer has specialised in family law for 11 years and continues to practise locally. She is married with two children.

Peter Bishop Arena Mediation

After a varied career which commenced in the legal profession in the ‘70s, Peter qualified as a mediator whilst working with a mediation service in Cornwall. Following a move of home to the New Forest in 2007, Peter has practised extensively in Hampshire - principally in Southampton, Winchester and Andover from which he has gained a wide experience in all aspects of Family Mediation. He is married and has four grandchildren. Peter believes very firmly that couples who are separating and facing issues, whether financial or involving the care and parenting of their children, should be offered the choice of seeking a solution to those issues through the mediation process rather than becoming involved in contested Court proceedings.