I was admitted as a Solicitor in 1982. I have been engaged as a mediator for over 25 years and am the Principal of Accord Mediation www.accordmediation.com.au. I have returned to the Sunshine Coast after an absence of over 20 years to continue my mediation practice. My mediation practice includes all aspects of family law - parenting, property, spousal maintenance and child support disputes. I am a registered Family Dispute Resolution Provider and am able to issue Section 60I Certificates. I am also engaged as a mediator in deceased estate disputes, family provision applications, and commercial disputes. I was voted by my peers as a recommended mediator in the 2017 Doyle's Guide. I am a mediation coach for Bond University, QUT, Resolution Institute and the Queensland College of Law. I was a legal member of the Mental Health Review Tribunal for 12 years and have been a member of QCAT since its inception in 2009 and prior to that, a member of the Guardianship and Administration Tribunal and Children Services Tribunal. I am passionate about ensuring the rights of vulnearable persons are protected in an independent and cost effective manner.