Zoe Saunders

Year of Call: 2003

Inn: Grays Inn

Judicial Office: Deputy District Judge

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Zoë is very willing to go the extra mile for your case.”

LEGAL 500,  2022

Having practiced in family law Zoë is well aware of the toll that the stress and uncertainty of litigation can take on clients and how costs can escalate. As a mediator Zoë will draw on her experience of working as an advocate in numerous successful mediations and her observations of mediations in different contexts, include remote mediations by video, as well as her in-depth legal knowledge and practical experience of court proceedings to enable parties to reach mutually agreeable settlements. Zoë is known for her negotiation skills and her pragmatism and is well aware of the benefits of finding a client focussed solution which works.

Zoë is now able to provide mediation in civil and family cases.

Zoe is a IFLA qualified arbitrator in financial matters. For further information about our alternative dispute resolution services click here.


  • Deputy District Judge

Professional memberships:

  • Family Law Bar Association
  • Resolution (Associate Member)
  • Professional Negligence Bar Association
  • Western Circuit
  • South Eastern Circuit
  • Society of Mediators
  • IFLA qualified arbitrator in financial matters

Qualifications & awards:

  • BA Joint Hons (Bristol), PGDL (City)
  • Scholarships David Karmel Award & Lord Justice Holker Scholarship (Gray’s Inn)