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Carolyn Townsley

MA , BA (Hons) ATC

Carolyn is an accredited, well-qualified mediator with a long career background in education.

She completed hertraining at the London School of Mediation in 2015, and has conducted a number of professional mediations over the last few years ranging from boundary and commercial issues to education and neighbour disputes.

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Carolyn Townsley


Full Time Mediator


Local Panel

South East


Specialist Panel


Specialist Panel

Membership Level 


Carolyn's Experience

Professional background

Carolyn is an experienced mediator having trained in 2015 at the London School of Mediation. Her professional background is in education as a senior teaching professional. Carolyn has spent over 35 years as a secondary school teacher of art and design.

She has vast experience working with young people of all abilities but especially those with extra needs. Hr teaching has always involved creating programmes for individuals that tap into the ways they learn best. Carolyn has also used mediation widely within schools to introduce young people to its possibilities.

Carolyn has undertaken a range of community mediations over the last 9 years including supporting the work of neighbourhood agencies, housing associations, councils and the police service. 

Areas of expertise

Carolyn's experience of hosting more than 22 mediations have included disputes involving the following:

  • special needs provision of children and young people
  • personnel education disputes 
  • neighbourhood disagreements
  • police and community mediations
  • boundary disputes
  • noise related disputes
  • small claims mediation  

She conducts common sense practical mediations creating a fair and relaxed environment for all parties. Carolyn can support parties by offering creative approaches that may not have been considered before. 

  • 22 June 2017
    Noise dispute
    Outcome: Settled
  • 11 November 2016
    Family dispute
    Outcome: Adjourned
  • 3 October 2016
    Outcome: Settled
  • 25 August 2016
    Family /property
    Outcome: Settled
  • 10 March 2016
    Boundary dispute
    Outcome: Settled
  • 3 January 2016
    Outcome: Adjourned


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