Brisbane Mediator

Alex Nelson is a Nationally Accredited Mediator, available for appointment as a Brisbane Mediator in commercial litigation, defamation, property and family law disputes in Brisbane, throughout Queensland and Northern New South Wales.

Alex is also a Barrister and has 17 years experience across a range of areas of law including some outstanding, record breaking, court results.

Brisbane Mediator

You can participate in a Brisbane Mediation with Alex Nelson or one of our panel mediators as the Brisbane Mediator whether or not you have a lawyer acting for you, or where only party has a lawyer, or where both parties are legally represented.

Even if there are domestic violence allegations, and even if the parties are involved in court in a Domestic and Family Violence Protection Order application, they can still mediate to resolve their dispute.  If necessary, the parties can agree that one of them will appear by Skype, or that they will both just stay in different rooms during the mediation (a shuttle mediation).

Costs of a Brisbane Mediation

The costs of a Brisbane Mediation are usually shared equally between the parties, although the parties can agree, or the courts can order, some other split of the Brisbane Mediator’s fees.

The upfront costs of Brisbane Mediation have the potential to save litigants tens or even hundreds of thousands of dollars, not to mention the stress involved in long running court battles.

In terms of the costs involved, it pays to get an estimate of the total fees from each brisbane mediator that you are considering appointing.  Find out what work they envisage doing, how long they estimate is required for the brisbane mediation and what their skills and experience are – what do they bring to the table compared to any other brisbane mediator.

Alex Nelson’s GST inclusive fees for a half day Brisbane Mediation, including the cost of the Brisbane Mediation venue are $2,000 plus GST.

Membership of Mediation organisations

The Australian National Mediator Accreditation System (NMAS) commenced on 1 January 2008.  NMAS is a national industry based scheme which relies on the voluntary agreement of mediators to comply with the approval and practice standard on an ongoing basis.

Each of the members of our mediator panel are members of Leadr. Alex Nelson is also a member of the Queensland Bar Association, the New South Bar Association and the International Mediation Institute.


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