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About Us

 

 

Sydney Dispute Resolution was founded by principals Jack Ellis and Julia Brierley to offer clients a comprehensive mediation and Family Dispute Resolution service and provide a timely and cost effective alternative to stressful and expensive Court proceedings.

 

We offer mediation and other dispute resolution services in the areas of family, commercial, workplace, community consultation and public-arena disputes. We work hard to ensure clients resolve current issues, protect long-term relationships and communicate better in the future.

 

Our mediated agreements can be turned into Parenting Plans, Consent Orders or binding contracts as required.

 

 

 

Jack Ellis

Senior Clinician and Executive Director

Solicitor, Juris Doctor, Master of Dispute Resolution, Registered FDRP, Nationally Accredited mediator (NMAS), Member of the Australian Mediation Association.

 

Jack has been working in Alternative Dispute Resolution for the past eight years. He has extensive experience mediating workplace, industrial and commercial disputes.

 

He has been a registered Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner (FDRP) for the past 7 years, working for Relationships Australia, Anglicare and in private practice. He teaches mediation at the Australian Institute for Relationship Studies in Sydney, and he is the Lead Trainer on their Vocational Graduate Diploma in Family Dispute Resolution. As a registered FDRP, he is also able to issue section 60I certificates as required.

 

Jack's solution-focussed approach to Dispute Resolution aims to help parties to reach practical agreements that preserve important relationships and remove the stress of conflict. His approach is designed to help you move beyond dispute, so you can get on with your life and business.

 

To book an appointment with Jack, please call 0447 183 474 or email contact@sydneydisputeresolution.com.au

 

Julia Brierley

Managing Director

BSc (Psych), Nationally Accredited mediator (NMAS), Registered FDRP, Member of LEADR and the Australian Mediation Association.

A specialist in Family Mediation, Julia is committed to providing a confidential, compassionate and child centred approach to resolving family disputes.

 

Julia has combined an international career in the corporate sector with further studies in dispute resolution, psychology and child development. As a registered FDRP and relationship counsellor, she has many years experience working with families going through separation and divorce, including managing complex cases at Family Relationship Centres.

 

An accredited trainer, Julia has run seminars and workshops for a range of organisations including the Commission for Children and Young People; Fairfax Media; Commonwealth Bank; KPMG and South Sydney Rugby League Club. She is also a Coach and Assessor for NMAS mediator accreditation with the College of Law and the Graduate Diploma in Family Dispute Resolution with the Australian Institute of Relationship Studies.

 

In the corporate sector, Julia's extensive experience in marketing, communications and business development makes her ideally placed to assist clients in the areas of commercial and workplace mediation.

 

To book an appointment with Julia, please call 0447 183 474 or email contact@sydneydisputeresolution.com.au

 

 

 

Kerry Gottlieb

Mediator and FDRP

Solicitor, Registered Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner, Nationally-Accredited Mediator, Member of the Resolution Institute, qualified workplace Trainer and Assessor 

Kerry is a registered Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner and Nationally-Accredited Mediator. She specialises in Family Mediation. Her child-centred approach to dispute resolution is focussed on helping parents to maintain their parental alliance after separation so that families can move forward in a positive and constructive manner.

 

Kerry is a lawyer, admitted to practice in Australia and South Africa. She has worked at leading law firms in both countries and has lectured at the University of New South Wales. She is also a qualified Trainer and Assessor and has worked as a trainer in the corporate sector.

 

Kerry’s experience as a lawyer means she is well placed to assist families to finalise property settlements as well as parenting arrangements.

 

To book an appointment with Kerry, please call 0447 183 474 or email contact@sydneydisputeresolution.com.au

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