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Webinar recording | 7 questions and 6 answers: insights into running a private mediation practice
with Megan Lewis and Georgia Seaton
pre-recorded | Online
Have you thought about setting up your own mediation practice? Maybe you’re already doing it and wondering if there’s different ways of managing and marketing your business?
This webinar is delivered by two practitioners who’ve been in the ‘hot seat’ for a number of years now.
Megan Lewis and Georgia Seaton both run their own mediation practice in regional NSW.
They share with you their answers to the 7 important questions they wished they’d had answers to when they first started - including how to set up a private practice, how to work out what to charge and how to maintain your own mental well-being.
About the speakers
Megan has been providing professional conflict resolution services on the mid north coast of NSW since 2011 and established The Resolution Network in 2013. Over this time, Megan has received nearly 1000 enquiries for mediation services, worked with over 120 local businesses and nearly 250 families, and tried a range of marketing activities including TV, radio, print and networking events. Megan has won numerous Business Awards since launching her practice and in 2014, received the LEADR Practitioner Award for “Significant Contribution to Dispute Resolution”.
Prior to embarking on a formal career in mediation, Megan spent 18 years working as a communicator across a range of industries and held managerial positions in the corporate and not-for-profit sectors with responsibilities across Australia, New Zealand and Asia.
Megan is passionate about helping people find solutions and make well-informed choices for their future when they find themselves in conflict. She is a sought-after presenter and trainer, having presented to over 1,000 people across the mid north coast of NSW.
Megan is a nationally-accredited mediator and an accredited Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner.
Georgia is in sole practice as a family law solicitor and mediator in Newcastle. She is accredited by the Law Society of NSW as a family law specialist and is a former Registrar of the Family Court and Federal Circuit Court. She is an accredited mediator and FDRP. She has extensive experience assisting clients with separation and divorce and assisting to resolve financial and parenting disputes following the breakdown of marriage, de facto and same sex relationships. She was previously a solicitor/clinical lecturer at the University of Newcastle Legal Centre and has been a solicitor with private firms in Newcastle since 1988.
Georgia has assisted clients to resolve their family law disputes for more than 20 years. She is committed to providing clear, comprehensive advice and personal and professional legal service to help clients achieve a fair and reasonable outcome in family law property matters and suitable parenting arrangements in the best interests of children.
Georgia is a former President, Vice President and Secretary of the Hunter Valley Family Law Practitioners Association and former Vice-President and Secretary of the Newcastle Chapter of Resolution Institute.