Learning & events
Online Workshop | How to run a lawyer assisted mediation in the family law context
with Lisanne Iriks
Thursday 27 May | 10am - 5pm AEST | 8am - 3pm AWST | Online
About the Online Workshop
Learn how to run a lawyer assisted family mediation with confidence and get the most value for your clients.
Understand the mindset before going into lawyer assisted mediation – confidence/competence
Explain the role of the lawyer in mediation to clients and stakeholders
Understanding of the difference in the process, pricing and time set aside for the sessions
Engaging with lawyers before and during the mediation - how to get the most value for clients
Distinguish between useful and unnecessary ways of representing clients in mediation
Process before, during and after the mediation session
The do's and don'ts in a lawyer assisted mediation
Online Workshops: Full day online workshops upskilling current practitioners via Zoom meetings. A maximum of 15 attendees are able to participate in a given workshop. The trainer and the participants will be able to see each other and interact online. This new format will be delivered as ’ bite sized chunks of learning’ with an opportunity for Q&A at the end of each.
About the presenter
Conflict resolution specialist, Mediator
Lisanne is an award-winning mediator who specialises in family mediation and workplace mediation. She is the founder of Life Mediation.
She has a decade of experience in Dispute Resolution and Mediation, and has assisted hundreds of clients through the mediation process. Most recently, she won the award for Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner of the Year at the Australian ADR Awards and was a finalist nominated for Australian Mediator of the Year in 2019 and 2020 at the Australasian Law Awards.
She has coached and developed students of law, lawyers, HR Consultants, accountants and other professionals to become competent in mediation skills and techniques, and also train people to become accredited mediators in Australia. She provides executive coaching and group coaching in leadership, mediation and negotiation skills at government departments, for corporate clients, and holds lecturing positions at Murdoch University and the College of Law.
Timing: Please note this session runs from 10.00am AEST.
Technology required: Zoom application, PC/laptop/tablet/smartphone, Internet connection, sound/speakers or a headset and an in-built microphone.
Accessing the Online Workshop
Online Workshops are run using Zoom as our online platform.
How do I access the Online Workshop?
What do I need on my computer or device to take part in an Online Workshop?
You will ideally need a computer or device with a camera and microphone and good Internet coverage. You will need to make sure that you can access ‘Zoom’ in your browser. You can download and install Zoom prior or as part of the process when you first click the Zoom link.
You may join the Online Workshop from your PC, Mac, Linux or mobile devices (IOS or Android). Click here to learn about:
- Supported operating systems, tablets and mobile devices
- Supported browsers
- Required device processor and RAM
- Join a Zoom test meeting to test your Internet connectivity.
- Check here for recommended Internet bandwidth.
- You will need speakers or headphones to listen to the speaker. Check that your headphones or speakers are connected and the volume is turned on (where applicable).
- You may also need to check the Audio Settings on Zoom once you have logged in.
How can I access technical support?
- Resolution Institute Sydney office : +61 2 9251 3366 (Landline) | 1800 651 650 (Freecall)
- Resolution Institute Wellington office: +64 4 470 0110 (Landline) | 0800 453 237 (Freecall)
Zoom Help Centre
If you require urgent assistance and are unable to reach the Resolution Institute office, please contact Zoom Help Centre and choose Free or Pro plan subscribers - Chat Live to begin the chat session. You will be required to provide the event’s Webinar ID that’s on your confirmation email. Zoom chat support is available 24/7.