About my services
Steven Castan is an experienced Barrister & nationally accredited Mediator based in Margaret River, Western Australia. Steven is also a qualified Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner (FDRP. Steven facilitates non-confrontational conflict resolution across civil, commercial and family law.
Contact him to assist having your dispute resolved in a non-threatening environment with outcomes that are mutually beneficial for all parties involved.
Experience and qualifications
Steven Castan has been active in the law and in business since 1995. Steven has had experience as a commercial lawyer at both established corporate law firms, as a sole practitioner, and as a Barrister in various jurisdictions. Steven is currently based in the south-west region of Western Australia. Steven is a member of the Western Australian Bar Association and the Law Society of Western Australia.
Steven is a Nationally Accredited Mediator under the national standards, trained and accredited at Resolution Institute (formerly IAMA). Steven is also a Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner, accredited by the Commonwealth Attorney Generals Department, and as an accredited Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner, can issue certificates under section 60I of the Family Law Act 1975 where appropriate. Steven is also an accredited member of the Australian Institute of Family Law Mediators (AIFLAM).
Steven is the President of the Margaret River Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the association which represents business and industry in the Margaret River Region. He is also a board member of the National Justice Project, a not-for-profit justice legal service, private investment companies, and a director of a music touring company Feel Presents Pty Ltd.
Steven’s experience in the law, business and the art of negotiation is key to his mediation skills. His experience and training means he has the ability to facilitate and mediate disputes in a non-threatening inclusive environment between parties that are seemingly stuck in entrenched “positions”. In most instances, Stevens Mediation skills result in outcomes that are mutually beneficial to all parties, with the parties being empowered to reach a resolution or settlement of the matters between them without judgment and in confidence.