Mediation

Mediation

Mark is accredited as a Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner by the Federal Attorney General’s Department and can therefore provide compulsory Family Dispute Resolution and issue s60I Certificates under the Family Law Act. He is also a member of the Australian Institute of Family Law Arbitrators and Mediators (AIFLAM), and of LEADR.

In addition, he is uniquely qualified to mediate in other civil disputes: as well as being an Accredited Specialist in Family Law and an FDRP, he spent the first decade of his career as a commercial lawyer practising in the Sydney CBD, both as a partner of Solomon Garland Partners and as a Director of national law firm Gadens Lawyers. He is a member of the NSW District Court Mediators Panel and of the NSW Law Society’s Mediator Panel.

He holds the following accreditations and memberships relevant to the provision of mediation services:

  • Accreditation as a Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner (‘FDRP’) by the Federal Attorney General’s Department
  • Accreditation as a Mediator under the National Mediator Accreditation System
  • Graduate Diploma in Family Dispute Resolution from the Australian Institute of Social Relations
  • Postgraduate Diploma of Psychology from Charles Sturt University (the academic prerequisite for registration as a psychologist)
  • Member of the NSW District Court Mediators Panel
  • Member of the Law Society of NSW’s Mediator Panel
  • Member of the Australian Institute of Family Law Arbitrators and Mediators (AIFLAM)
  • Practitioner member of LEADR

Our Charges:

  • intake and assessment (generally approximately one hour for each party): $250 plus GST per party;
  • full day (around six hours) $3,000 plus GST;
  • half day (around three hours) $1,500 plus GST;
  • venue hire (if required) at cost.

Mark is happy to conduct mediations anywhere in the Sydney metropolitan and Central West areas.

Further information on Family Dispute Resolution can be found here.