Accredited Family Law Mediation in Australia
Mediation is a proven way of resolving family law disputes quicker and more cost-effective than litigation. It is well known that litigation has a tendency to worsen relationships and make family law matters much more complex then initially they were.
Who Are the Mediations Australia Mediators?
At Mediations Australia, we are pedantic about the skills and capabilities of our Mediators. Each member of our team are qualified family lawyers with significant experience both in family law practice and the practice of mediation. Our family law mediators are all nationally accredited and registered Family Dispute Resolution Practitioners with the Department of the Federal Attorney-General.
Kara Best – Accredited Family Law Specialist & Nationally Accredited Mediator
Kara Best is an experienced family lawyer and mediator. Kara has practised exclusively in family law since 2001. Kara has been awarded numerous awards, including, Doyle’s Guide Preeminent Family Lawyer (Toowoomba, Darling Downs and Western Queensland) – 2020, Doyle’s Guide Leading Parenting and Children’s Matters Lawyer (Regional Queensland) – 2019 and 2020, Doyle’s Guide Leading Family Lawyer – High-Value and Complex Property Matters (Regional Queensland) – 2019 and 2020, Finalist, Lawyers Weekly Women in Law Partner of the Year Awards (SME) – 2019
Michael Maguire – Family Lawyer & Nationally Accredited Mediator
Since 2014 Michael Maguire has been a Nationally Accredited Mediator and Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner.
As a lawyer, he has practiced family law for over 30 years and brings practical insight and experience to all matters of which he is involved. He has a Master of Laws, University of Queensland
Andrew Crooke – Accredited Family Law Specialist & Nationally Accredited Mediator
Andrew Crooke is both an Accredited Family Law Specialist and a Nationally Accredited Mediator. Doyle’s Review recognised Andrew as a leading High-Value/Complex Commercial & Property Matters Lawyer in Regional Queensland. He has been a family lawyer for over 25 years and is sought after to assist in family law disputes nationally.
Dean Foley – Accredited Family Law Specialist & Nationally Accredited Mediator
Dean Foley is both an Accredited Family Law Specialist and a Nationally Accredited Mediator. He brings over 15 years experience as a family lawyer. He has witnessed first hand the negative impact that family law litigation has on all involved and his practice of mediation is informed by this experience.
Sarah Adams – Family Lawyer & Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner
Sarah Adams commenced practicing exclusively in family law in 2009 and has been a registered Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner (mediator) since that time. In 2017 Sarah was recognised by the Queensland Law Society as an Accredited Family Law Specialist. Doyle’s Review recognised Sarah as a leading Family Lawyer in Toowoomba, Darling Downs & Western Queensland 2019.
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