Dispute Resolver Directory
Shiv MartinBrisbane City and Ipswich
Are you looking for a Mediator that will empower you to resolve your conflict and identify suitable options to move ahead?
I offer a flexible, cost-effective and innovative approach to dispute management and resolution.
I am experienced in facilitative and evaluative mediation processes. In evaluative processes, I can provide parties with impartial and independent information (not advice) on possible legal outcomes should the dispute continue. In addition to my legal qualifications, I have over 10 years experience resolving disputes in the government sector.
I have expertise in conducting face to face mediation as well as using technology manage disputes remotely. We can arrange mediation by phone or web conferences should parties be uncomfortable or unable to meet in person.
I have a special area of interest and expertise in managing high conflict individuals in mediation. I have delivered training and engaged in dealing with this group of individuals.
Dr Andrew Hanak QC
Dr Andrew Hanak QC is a member of the Victorian Bar practising in commercial law. Dr Hanak has substantial experience in providing advice and appearing in matters at both trial and appellate level in Superior Courts. He is a qualified arbitrator and accepts briefs in both international and domestic commercial arbitration disputes. He practises in all Australian jurisdictions.
Dr Hanak is frequently briefed in matters arising in a complex factual or legal setting. He has been retained to represent numerous Australian publicly listed companies, leading professional services firms and a range of national and international organisations. He is acknowledged as an advocate who works well with the client and other members of the legal team.
20 years experience covering corporate insolvency, business investigations and reviews, business valuations, business purchases and sales, informal workouts, litigation support and expert witness and mediation. As an Insolvency Practitioner, I am often required to review records and other material to determine an outcome for various stakeholders, including employees, creditors, shareholders and directors. As an Insolvency Practitioner, I am frequently involved in managing distressed businesses, legal actions and disputes.
Services can be combined to meet your needs and include: Facilitation, Mediation/Post mediation follow up services, Coaching for skills development, Workplace/individual training, Organisational change management, Injury mangement expertise in workplace disputes and return to work, Addressing bullying complaints, Workplace Culture Audits blended with mediation/facilitation services, Accredited WorkCover NSW Psychologist,
Sonia Muller - mediator, facilitator, FDRP, trainer, parent coordinatorPersonally throughout regional Queensland, elsewhere online
Sonia has been a practising mediator, restorative justice convenor and group facilitator for more than 20 years, working across family, spousal, civil, workplace and community contexts. Sonia also provide conflict coaching, parent coordination and group facilitation services.
In addition, Sonia's expertise in the conflict resolution and management field is utilised as a university lecturer, providing industry training and facilitation services.
Matthew JonesBrisbane CBD
Matthew has over ten years’ experience as a barrister, having previously been trained as a solicitor by market leading litigators. Matthew takes a strategic and commercial approach to litigation, spanning very substantial resources litigation to joint venture and business disputes. He is listed as a Leading Junior Counsel in Doyle’s Guide in the areas of Arbitration, Commercial Litigation & Dispute Resolution and Insolvency.
Matthew’s practice focuses primarily on resources, building & construction, professional negligence and insolvency. He also has strong practices in insurance, intellectual property, banking & finance and property matters. His referring solicitors include top tier national and international firms, interstate firms, Crown agencies and numerous mid-tier and smaller firms.
In the pro bono sphere, Matthew is the immediate past president of LawRight Inc, the Chair of the Queensland Legal Assistance Forum, and a member of the Bar Association of Queensland Pro Bono Committee. He regularly performs pro bono casework and attends a number of direct access services, particularly for refugee, elderly or indigenous clients, with an increasing guardianship practice.
Matthew is also a keen proponent of alternative dispute resolution, including as a party representative or mediator. He holds a Certificate in Adjudication (pursuant to the Building and Construction Industry Payments Act 2004), has post-graduate qualifications in arbitration and is a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.
Paul E CaporaleEastern seaboard
Disputes involving insurers & government agencies: professional & medical negligence, general liability (product & public), policy coverage (ISR, life, D&O, broadform), intentional tort, school law, institutional neglect & abuse. Also defamation, general commercial/contract/equity disputes, estate/family provision matters.
Fiona is a highly skilled and experienced commercial negotiator, facilitator and trainer. With a background in management consulting, Fiona is experienced in working at senior executive and board levels. Fiona conducts mediations in workplace, commercial, organisational and community matters.
Helen CollinsMelbourne based and video conferencing anywhere
profitableresolutions has extensive experience in resolving conflict using mediation, coaching, facilitation and training. We believe in resolving conflict at the lowest possible level to ensure your costs are kept to a minimum.
Whether dealing with workplace conflict, property disputes or child contact arrangements, profitableresolutions ensures parties are treated respectfully and assisted to develop durable agreements.
Amanda ThackrayPerth and online anywhere
Amanda is a family law barrister and mediator providing dispute resolution services (including gender-balanced co-mediation) for separating couples or parents who want more than just an agreement. Extensive pre-mediation coaching is provided to ensure participants are well prepared for the mediation and to better manage their own disputes in future.
Amanda is joined by Luke White for co-mediation services. Luke has a background working FIFO and expat in mining and oil and gas before training as a mediator. Their focus is on resolving disputes in the most efficient, practical and amicable way possible, while also actively teaching participants skills for resolving any future disagreements.
Although Amanda does not provide legal advice when acting as a mediator, her experience enables her to assist you to draft any written agreements you reach during the mediation process.
Amanda is recognised as a recommended barrister in Doyle's Guide.
Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation.
I am an Accredited Specialist in Mediation. Over 40 years as a litigator I know that closing disputes through mediation far outweighs the emotional, financial and other costs of trial. I bring to mediation not only professional experience but life experience and empathy for clients that assists in finding ways of resolving all manner of disputes.
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Helping people reach agreement with positive outcomes via mediation. i have practised as a solicitor for 19 years in the areas of personal injury law, family law, conveyancing, wills and estates, summary crime and litigation. I understand the needs of all parties in a dispute and use my experience to assist the parties in a mediation.
Arbitrator in contractual disputes on buildings, subdivisions and dam earthworks. Graded Arbitrator since 1989. Mediator in over 120 contractual disputes on Commercial matters & Domestic Construction for the Queensland Building Tribunal and Commercial and Consumer Tribunal and workplace disputes in Public Hospitals.
Barrister involved in construction disputes and medico legal disputes from 1998 until 2021;
Consulting Engineer - 1979-1998 Director I.D. Miller & Associates Pty Ltd Consulting Engineers - civil/structural engineering for major Wharves, Bridges, Buildings, Commercial developments, Mining infrastructure, Government and Local Government projects, in Queensland, Victoria and Bougainville. Expert witness evidence in litigation;
Director CEASA Ltd 1989-1994. Involved in Professional Indemnity Insurance in Australia;
Associate and/or Engineer - 1966 to 1979 in local and international firms of Consulting Engineers, in Brisbane, Sydney, Perth;
BCC Dept of Works;
Involved in infrastructure projects to $800 m value in Qld, WA, NSW, NT and Iran.
Learned Societies: Committee IAMA 1999-2002; IEAust. - Federal Councillor (1989-1993); previously involved in ACEA, AIM, and CIA committees. Previously Member Medico Legal Society.
Previously FAIM, FAICD.
Representative Cases handled as Arbitrator/Mediator or Expert Civil and Structural Engineering; Mining Industry; Buildings; Bridges; Wharves; Contracts; Professional Issues; Medico Legal; Computers; Internet Domain Name Disputes; Tort Liability and Negligence; Trade Practices; Patent applications; Domestic construction.
Cases included; Mining Industry; Buildings; Bridges; Wharves; Contracts; Professional Issues; Medico Legal; Computers; Internet Domain Name Disputes; Tort Liability and Negligence; Trade Practices; Patent applications; Domestic construction.
1965 - 1967 N.S.W. Public Works Department - Cadet Engineer. 1968 - 1980 Various supervisory and management positions in the construction industry in NSW, ACT and Queensland, ranging from Foreman to Managing Director. 1980 - 1983 Building Consultancy / Paralegal 1983 to date Professional practice as a barrister in New South Wales, Victoria, Australian Capital Territory, South Australia, Western Australia and Northern Territory of Australia, in building, engineering design and construction, marine engineering, professional liability, property damage, intellectual property and general commercial and contractual disputes ranging in value up to approx Aus$100 million. 1985 to date Arbitrator, Court-appointed Referee, Expert Determiner/Appraiser, Mediator or Adjudicator in various building, engineering, shipbuilding, intellectual property and commercial disputes in Australasia and Asia, ranging in value up to approx. Aus$75 million. 2000 - 2002 IAMA National President 1999 - 2004 IAMA National Executive 1997 - 2005 IAMA National Council, including Chairman of the Education & Professional Development Committee from 2000 to 2003, Chairman of the Journal Committee from 2000 to 2005, and Member of the Practice Notes Rules & By-laws Committee (to 2003) and the Professional Affairs Committee 1999 - 2005 Director - Australian Centre for International Commercial Arbitration Ltd Robert Hunt is a Grade 1 Arbitrator and accredited as a Mediator and Adjudicator by IAMA. He is also a Chartered Arbitrator on the London Panel of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and a member of numerous other dispute resolution panels in Australia and overseas. He has been particularly active in promoting prompt and cost-effective resolution of technical and commercial disputes, and has spoken on this topic at various Conferences in Australia and overseas. He drafted the IAMA Rules for the Conduct of Commercial Arbitrations (incorporating the Expedited Arbitration Rules) 1999, the IAMA Expert Determination Rules 2001, the IAMA Mediation and Conciliation Rules 2001, the IAMA Industry and Consumer Scheme Rules 2001 and the IAMA / Australian Seed Federation Dispute Resolution Scheme (for the Domestic Trade in Seed for Sowing Purposes and for the Management of Intellectual Property) 2005. In addition to writing various IAMA Practice Notes, he is the author of 'Establishing the Basis for Arbitration and ADR' and 'The Trade Practices Act and Associated Legislation" chapters in 'A Guide to Arbitration Practice in Australia' (University of Adelaide), as well as a number of published articles on dispute resolution and dispute avoidance in various professional journals in Australia and overseas. His areas of Dispute Resolution Practice Expertise are as follows: Agricultural business / Products / Livestock Construction - Major Commercial and Industrial Construction - Design / Architecture / Documentation Construction - Civil Engineering and Mining Business to Business Sales / Contracts / Performance Insurance / Actuarial / Loss Adjustment Intellectual Property / Brands / Trademarks Legal Services Maritime Industry Mining Industry
Matthew HockingSouth-East Queensland
Property, planning, construction and dispute resolution is what we do at Ready Hocking Law.
We focus on finding a workable solution to your problem rather than just knowing the law. Each matter is approached with a fresh perspective to ensure you receive the benefit of our extensive legal and broader commercial expertise.
If you are looking for a specialist wills & estates mediator or collaborative coach I can help. I am the only dual accredited specialist lawyer in Qld in both succession law and business law, who is also a mediator and collaboratively trained.
I only practice in wills and estates matters.
If your family wants to take a collaborative pathway in a wills and estates matter, I can help put a team of other collaborative professionals together to best suit your circumstances.
I can also act as a mediator to help your family resolve an estate dispute if you are already on a litigation pathway, but you want to try to reach an out of court settlement with the help of an independent mediator.