Gouldingays is a niche Family Law and Mediation practice in Newark, Nottinghamshire

Relationship breakdown affects us all at one time or another in our lives – whether it is first love, cohabitee/co-owner, husband or wife or civil partner or even break-ups with other family members; siblings, parents or grandparents.

The consequences of relationship breakdown send ripples throughout family and friends and how it is handled can have a material effect upon the individual’s long term future and ability to cope.

Fear of the consequences of relationship breakdown and lack of knowledge about outcomes can sometimes make us behave in a bizarre and unpredictable fashion.

Knowledge is power in some situations. Weighing the options before taking a decision that is suited to your own circumstances is essential.

If you would like to increase your knowledge and understanding about the consequences of relationship breakdown in matters of divorce, division of the assets following divorce and child focused disputes contact Wendy Gouldingay for an initial meeting.  The first half hour will be free of charge and we will encourage you to see the benefit of non Court based remedies such as Mediation as well as court based solutions.

If you are worried about the expense, delay and hostility sometimes prompted by Court proceedings, Mediation may prove a better option; it is immediate, cheaper and a far more dignified process for achieving agreements and a fair outcome.

You have nothing to lose by increasing your knowledge and learning about your choices

Meet The Team

Wendy Gouldingay

Wendy Gouldingay

Principal and Director

Wendy qualified in 1985 and has over 30 years’ experience in Family law and related matters.

Abigail Gordon

Abigail Gordon

Trainee Solicitor

Abi has a degree in Criminology as well as a Graduate Diploma in Law. She fulfilled the Legal Practice Course at Nottingham Law School in 2013 and joined Gouldingays the same year.

Maria Brown

Maria Brown


PA to Wendy for over 10 years and key to the establishment and development of the practice, Maria has 15 years’ experience overall in Family law.

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