Dispute Resolver Directory
William Pryor... website: williampryoradr.com.auMelbourne and Rural Victoria
Construction / Building and Property and Leases related disputes are my core expertise. This may encompass Joint Venture Partnership, head contractor, sub contractor, variation, delay claims, contractual, building defects, settlements, tenancy /landlord issues. The more complex verity of cases are commonly Mediated by myself and my practice. This may cover large construction sites through to small domestic disputes.
12 Years in the architectural / construction industry as a professional, currently consulting in Business Development, Strategic Planning, Architecture & Design. Experienced in Construction Management, Contract Management, Contract Administration, Contract Documentation, Project Management and Consultant / client Relationships.
Galatee UnderwoodWA | Margaret River & Busselton Area |phone & online
Registered Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner & Workplace Mediator
Registered to issue Certificates under section 60I of the Family Law Act
Underwood Mediation is based in Margaret River and offers services in the South West region as well as in Perth.
Our commitment to clients:
- Open communication & Non-adversarial process
- Collaboration & Confidentiality
- Support to achieve a mutually agreeable resolution
- Avoid a lengthy and costly court process.
Formally trained in facilitative mediation and in Family Dispute Resolution, Galatee applies her skills in a variety of mediation areas including:
- Family dispute resolution: Post-Separation, Parenting Plans, Property and Financial Agreements, Wills & Inheritance, Elder mediation, Bilingual families
- Workplace mediation: conflict coaching and resolution, multicultural workforce conflict management
- Other areas of mediation practice: Commercial & Business, Not-for-profit sector, Neighbourhood and Community.
"I have witnessed the many benefits of the mediation process for people as well as for organisations. My long term involvement with the justice system shaped my commitment to supporting people resolve their conflicts outside of Court, wherever possible."
Dr Anjali RastogiNewcastle & Hunter
Dr. Anjali Rastogi is a Nationally Accredited Mediator and registered Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner as well as a practising Solicitor and retired Dental Surgeon.
As a qualified Solicitor admitted to the Supreme Court of NSW in 2008, Anjali has witnessed and continues to participate in the Australian Judicial System.
Anjali firmly believes that many disputes can be resolved more efficiently, cost-effectively, with better outcomes and far less stress through mediation than the adversarial system offered through the Courts.
Anjali is committed to providing a high standard of mediation service to all parties to a dispute by identifying issues, evaluating options, testing solutions and facilitating the process in an impartial, non-judgmental and unbiased manner.
Tania E MurdockGold Coast
Accredited Franchising Mediator - Office of Franchising Mediation Advisor
Accredited Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner
Accredited Mediator - Workplace - NMAS
Behavioural Scientist specialising in Organisational, Individual & Family - Emotional Health & Wellbeing
Educational Presenter - Franchise, Workplace, Bullying, Family & Professional Services:
Presenter at Family & Relationship Services
Australia 2017 Conference - Vicarious Trauma;
Presenter at Family Law Practitioner Association
2017 Residential - Vicarious Trauma;
Presenter at No More Harm 2018 Conference
The Effects of Chronic Stress;
Presenter at Franchising & Business
2018 Expo - Franchising Mediation Process;
Presenter & Continuous Education for Robina
Anglican Church 2017/2018
Family & Individual Emotional Health & Wellbeing;
Presenter at the National Eating Disorders &
Obesity Conference 2018 - The Link between
Emotional Health, Eating Disorders & Obesity.
Senior Mediator/Facilitator, 25 years experience mediating commercial disputes.
Nina Harding has mediated more than 2000 business disputes. She is a law graduate and has a Master of Laws. Nina is a nationally accredited mediator and a recognised expert in the area of dispute resolution.
Nina is the Australian Film Code Conciliator and a member of numerous mediation panels including the national Franchise panel, the Commonwealth Ombudsman panel of Facilitators, the NSW Workers Compensation Commission panel of mediators, etc.
Nina is a casual lecturer at the University of Technology Sydney and has taught at numerous universities including, The University of Sydney, Monash and Hong Kong University. Nina recently featured in 4 videos discussing Farm Debt Mediation in NSW. Nina has taught thousands of people how to negotiate more effectively and resolve conflict.
Nina is a co-author of the Workplace Conflict Guide, available on iTunes.
See Nina Harding’s cv and experience at: www.ninaharding.com
Apart from my private firm and corporate legal experience, as a Reservist Legal Officer (Captain) in the Australian Army Legal Corps (AALC) I work across the broad fields of disciplinary, administrative, operations, civil and commercial law as well as dealing with legal aid requirements. I primarily assist, together with my permanent Chief Legal Officer, with legal advice, services and support to the Command and management of the Brigade on all aspects of law and the management of legal affairs and provide legal advice to members of the ADF directly. I am also engaged as a lecturer in the Law Faculty of several universities in subjects including Commercial & Estate Practice, Advocacy and Property.
Nigel is a panel member of CRS and IAMA and has received National Accreditation as a mediator trainer and coach. He is appointed as an Advanced Practitioner member with LEADR. Nigel holds a Masters degree in Dispute Resolution and is a senior member on mediation panels for both the Supreme Court of the ACT and the ACT Civil & Administrative Tribunal. Nigel has worked for over 30 years in training and developing people skills, facilitation, workplace mediation and dispute resolution. His experience as a mediator covers a diverse range of clientele and subject matter. Mediations he has successfully undertaken include commercial, workplace and relationship issues in the public, private and community sectors.
Sarah M BlakePerth Western Australia
Sarah M Blake, Conflict Strategist reshaping the way leaders view conflict.
As a multi-award winning mediator, Sarah is progressing innovative solutions to complex conflict problems that emerge for industry leaders and decision-makers.
Sarah describes herself as a peacemaker; with a calm and confident leadership style she helps clients navigate complex decision-making during times of conflict, change and competing interests.
Her vision is to building a world where leaders see conflict as essential to innovation, change and peaceful resolution in business, cross border and cross-cultural contexts.
Through a structured multidisciplinary approach to case management, Sarah helps leaders develop the capacity to respond to conflict in a way that aligns culture, values and economic realities.
Her work has resulted in organisations and leaders increased capacity to strengthen relationships and maximise profitable business outcomes. Her Conflict Intervention and Leadership Development services have meant clients now see conflict as opportunities for innovation and change, thus reducing the cost of the fight. Her work as also helped her clients to engage more effectively with stakeholders and increasing buy-in and stability in complex community and multiparty environments.
Sarah provides high level advice to Federal, State and International parties on conflict and dispute resolution. She was recently recognised for her contribution to international community peace-making and her unique approach to conflict has enabled her to help reduce community violence, increase collaborative partnership and facilitate cultural change.
Graeme RobinsonSydney NSW
In the last 25 years I have filled senior executive roles on several multi billion dollar infrastructure and resource projects.
I regularly undertake roles as Arbitrator, Mediator Adjudicator for disputes in the in the Supreme Court in NSW and Qld and as Expert and in mediator roles in the High Court in London for mining disputes in Africa and the Middle East and mediate commercial and structural failure disputes in SE Asian countries conducting mediations in Singapore. I regularly undertake dispute resolution in the Construction/ Architecture / Engineering Engineer Civil & Structural Engineering sectors and for Mine development including feasibility and design and Project Management related issues.
I have 40 years experience in major resource project development including scoping, feasibility stages, commercial, execution and design development, detail engineering, construction, commercial management and dispute resolution.
I have developed and completed several multi billion (>$10bn.) dollar projects in Australia, Asia, Africa, the Middle East, and the Pacific rim filling senior management roles for major resource sector mining companies, owners, contractors, consultants and financial institutions, insurers and receivers.
Callum CampbellQueensland NSW Victoria ACT
Callum has established court-annexed and private sector mediation systems both in Australia and the South Pacific region.
Callum has actively mediated and participated in over 2,000 mediations in all areas of the commercial legal arena, the workplace sector and family law disputes as well as community consultations. Other dispute areas dealt with include Commercial contracts; Environmental; Public Policy; Sporting Associations; Political, Criminal Law; Juvenile Justice; Indigenous Affairs; Employment Law; Industrial Relations; Administrative; Property; Franchising; Information Technology; Construction; IR; Trade Practices; and Intellectual Property.
Callum recently completed a training and accreditation program for the Solomon Islands and PNG Judiciary and leads a team of specialist mediators in PNG. He was appointed as mediator in 2005 by the Australian Federal Government to co-mediate a resolution of the Aboriginal Tent Embassy issues and its future in front of Old Parliament House in Canberra. This was the largest Indigenous mediation process ever undertaken in Australia.
Callum is also a specialist dispute consultant on the Mediator Project Panel for the East Timor/Fiji initiative with Mediators Beyond Borders – Partnering for Peace, a non-profit humanitarian organisation established to partner with communities worldwide to build their conflict resolution capacity for preventing resolving and healing form conflict.
Mediation, Conciliation, Facilitation, Problem-solving, Management Consulting and Coaching
I am a full time professional consultant in the health and human services industry with extensive experience in mental health, disability and government sectors. I provide mediation, strategic planning, change management, development facilitation, organisational transformation, community conflict management and labour relations services.
I am an experienced CEO of not-for-profit organisations and have worked with a wide variety of diverse boards and focus groups.
Troy Peisley, Chartered Accountant and LawyerSydney
Disputes involving legal and accounting issues.
26 years of practice. Mediated and determined more than 300 commercial disputes.
Fellow of Institute of Chartered Accountants and Accredited Specialist Lawyer in Commercial Litigation by Law Society of NSW. Master of Laws UNSW.
Matters mediated and determined:
- Director and shareholders - breach of directors duties per Corporations Act 2001 (Cth), share valuation per Shareholders Agreement.
- Intellectual property - software development and distribution agreement.
- Construction dispute – developer's disclosure of transactions in financials.
- Director and shareholders - voting rights and financial reporting.
- Construction dispute – incomplete and defective works claim and claim for delay damages/EOTs.
- Joint Venture – manufacturing, profit distribution entitlement.
- Partnership – real estate agency and entitlements to rent roll, per Partnership Act 1892 (NSW).
- Contractual dispute – setting aside Creditor's statutory demand per Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) whether genuine dispute re: debt.
- Employment contract – unfair dismissal and entitlements on termination
- Franchise dispute - breach of contract and misrepresentation under Competition and Consumer Act 2010 Cth).
- Retail lease – rent review and termination.
- Export dispute - commission entitlements to Chinese steel distributor.
- Trade mark infringement – whether substantially identical or deceptively similar Trade Marks Act 1995 (Cth), terms of licence agreement and royalty entitlements.
- Loan agreement – repayment default and exercise of guarantee.
- Film Production - script writer royalty entitlements and copyright release.
- Trustee and beneficiaries – dispute breach fiduciary duties.
If your dispute involves complex legal and accounting issues, parties can agree to appoint Troy as an expert determiner on finite questions.
If your dispute is progressing through the courts, parties can request the court appoint him as referee to inquire into and report back to the court on matters referred.
Dr Dominic KatterQueensland
Dr Dominic Katter is a Barrister at the Queensland Bar, having a commercial and administrative law practice.
Prior to commencing at the Bar in 2001, Dr Katter was the Associate to The Honourable I D F Callinan AC, then of the High Court of Australia and was previously the Research Officer to the Court of Appeal of Queensland. After articles of clerkship at Corrs Chambers Westgarth Lawyers, he had previously been Admitted as a Solicitor in 1998.
Further to his doctorate in law, he is a graduate of the University of Cambridge and an alumni of the Harvard Business School. At the University of Cambridge he was awarded the Wakefield Scholarship and received a Bursary from the Cambridge Commonwealth Trust. Dr Katter is a Fellow of the Cambridge Commonwealth Society and an Honorary Fellow of the Australian Catholic University.
Steve LanckenSydney and Canberra
21 years full time experience. Diverse practice as an ADR practitioner. Former solicitor, costs assessor and current tribunal member. Former member of NADRAC and on panels such as Supreme Court, District Court. Highly experienced in commercial workplace restorative engagement and industrial disputes. Conducted many thousands of mediations and arbitrations.
40 years' experience in construction industry, both building and engineering construction, including over 20 years of employment by contractors as a Project Engineer, Project Manager, Contracts Administrator, Contracts Manager and Commercial Manager. Claims formulation, assessment and negotiation, including exposure to all forms of dispute resolution processes. 20 years’ experience consulting on construction-related issues. Preparation of Expert Reports and giving Expert Evidence in formal proceedings. Contract Review and negotiation, project risk assessment, preparation of commercial strategies for the delivery and recovery of projects. Project auditing and financial reporting. Development, review and auditing of contract administration procedures. Preparation of training courses and conducting training on contract administration.
Aileen StewartSydney, NSW
With over 20 years’ industry experience, I am a passionate advocate for retirement living and strongly believes in the benefits that well-run retirement communities can provide to older Australians.
I began my career in retirement living over 20 years ago and has worked for both private and listed organisations having held senior management positions. I have extensive operational experience gained through managing large portfolios across Australia and is adept at facilitating discussions between parties.
I offer mediation services to both operators and residents who reside in all types of senior living accommodation.
My arbitrations have included building disputes (owner/builder contracts),tenancy agreements and boundary fence disputes.
I have extensive experience from presenting at aviation conferences in Seoul,Beijing,Taipei and Shanjai and maintain active contacts there are in the US and Europe.
I am a transport law and policy specialist and am a member of the Tasmanian Logistics Committee
Marc Jaku is a solicitor specialising in dispute resolution, particularly in the fields of planning and environment, building and development, local government and administrative law.
As a mediator, Marc applies his skills and experience to assist parties to make wise decisions for themselves, which are in their best interests.
Marc has broad experience dealing with disputes that arise in relation to development, including neighbour disputes.
Chris Davidson advises public and private sector clients in a variety of industries, particularly construction, infrastructure, banking & finance, and property. During the strategic management and resolution of major disputes, he has he has gained substantial experience in many forms of consensual and adjudicated dispute resolution including structured and facilitated negotiation, litigation, arbitration, mediation and expert determination. Chris has extensive experience in dispute avoidance, the management of dispute risk and the conduct of disputes in many Australian jurisdictions and Courts, and has over 25 years experience in large and complex matters involving a broad range of actions and issues. His expertise in the strategic and commercial approach to the management, conduct and resolution of client issues enables negotiated solutions and maximises favourable outcomes when a Court judgement is required. Chris is listed in various legal service directories as a leading practitioner in construction and dispute resolution. He is praised by clients as "analytical and considered, cool and collected", and "with over 20 years in the field is an invaluable member of the team".