Dawn Harrison

Job Title:



  • Family
  • Family Mediation


I completed an LLB Hons degree in Law at the University of Exeter, followed by the Law Society Finals at The College of Law, Guildford.  I then trained at Whitehead Monckton, qualifying as a solicitor in 1987 and becoming a Partner in the firm in 1994.  I qualified as an accredited mediator in 1999 extended by the family mediation council to June 2024 (FMCA). I served as a Director from when the firm incorporated to a Limited Company in April 2014 until July 2020.

I have been a contributor to discussions on family law issues on Radio Kent and KMTV.

I specialise in Family Law, Collaborative practice and Mediation.

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I have been a member of Resolution throughout my professional life as a family law specialist and represented the Kent group of Resolution as Chairman for six years.

I trained as a Mediator from 1995 to provide clients with an alternative to court-based resolution. I qualified as an accredited mediator in 1999 extended by the family mediation council to June 2024 (FMCA).  I further qualified in 2007 as a collaborative lawyer, increasing options for clients needing dispute resolution. I coordinate regular meetings for mid Kent collaborative practitioners and mediators.

In Chambers UK 2024 I was ranked in Band 3 for ranked lawyers as a notable practitioner.  “Dawn Harrison is experienced in a range of family law matters including private client law, nuptial agreements and financial remedies.  She is also an accredited mediator”.

When out of the office:

I enjoy attending ballet and a variety of fitness classes.  I love spending time with my family and friends. Trips to theatres and galleries plus walks and cycling in the Kent region and beyond keep me in touch with the pleasures that the arts and nature have to offer.





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