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Michael Hollingdale

Hollingdales

Perth
About my services

Commercial mediator offering a fixed fee mediation service following a preliminary conference by phone or face to face.

Preferred form of Mediation Agreement incorporates the Resolution Institute's Mediation Rules.

My usual fixed mediation fee is $5,500 inclusive of GST#. This includes:

  1. preparing Mediation Agreement;
  2. preliminary meeting, including agenda and minutes;
  3. reading parties' position papers and considering a moderate volume of materials in preparation; and
  4. one day mediation conference (up to 8 hours).

(#This fee may vary depending on the complexity and preparation time as assessed at the preliminary conference.)

My usual fixed fee for a half day mediation is $3,300 inclusive of GST. This includes:

  1. preparing Mediation Agreement;
  2. preliminary meeting, including agenda and minutes;
  3. reading parties' position papers and considering a small volume of materials in preparation; and
  4. mediation conference (up to 4 hours).

For mediations where the quantum in dispute is less than $50,000 a lower fixed fee may be agreed.

Facilitation fees will be assessed on initial in-take however the above rates will serve as a guide.

If applicable, the Resolution Institute's nomination fee will be added as a disbursement.

Experience and qualifications

Post Nominals

Diploma in Law (S.A.B.);  Graduate AICD (GAICD)

Other ADR Experience

Adviser to parties in expert determinations, arbitrations and mediations. 

Cases Handled

Mediated numerous multi-party construction, business to business and other commercial disputes. 

Facilitated family succession planning and estate planning as well as business succession meetings.

Publications

Mediation

Michael Hollingdale "Mediation Update for Practitioners - Part 1" BRIEF Volume 44 Number 4 May 2017 p 24

Michael Hollingdale  "Mediation Update for Practitioners - Part 2" BRIEF Volume 44 Number 5 June 2017 p 35

CV

Diploma in Law (S.A.B.); Present Position: Mediator, Facilitator and Lawyer. Lawyer since 1982; Accredited Mediator since 1993. Ranked as Leading Mediator in Doyle's Guide 2020. 

Founding partner of a boutique construction law firm Hollingdales before merging with a national law firm in 2004.

Established mediation and facilitation practice in 2017.

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