ADR. Alternate Dispute Resolution.Family Law Barristers Queensland & Northern NSW

Bruce Thiele, is a family law barrister with over a decade of experience.

A significant proportion of Bruce's practice involves mediating family law disputes as an AIFLAM approved mediator and arbitrator as well as being a registered Family Law Dispute Resolution Practitioner.

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Family Dispute Resolution

As well as offering mediation services to assist resolve disputes, we will also assist parties on an interim basis.

Interim arrangements with a planned review in 3 months can offer better outcomes for parents whilst they are otherwise coming to terms with the breakdown of their relationship.

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Mediation

As a neutral mediator we help clients settle their disputes. Mediation is about helping clients find their own result.

Mediators may provide guidance about possible court outcomes and help clients understand that a compromise before court can be mutally benefical for all parties.

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Arbitration

If mediation or other forms of negotiation fail and the cost and delay in obtaining a Court decision are daunting - have you considered arbitration?

As an AIFLAM registered family law arbitrator we can provide an arbitral award where the parties wish to privately arbitrate their dispute or have requested the Court to refer their dispute to arbitration.

Find out why arbitration is right for your client

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First Appearances - Tips From Justice Murphy

Family law practitioners have experienced significant changes during 2018. With the introduction of PD 2 of 2017 in the Federal Circuit Court, the pilot project in the Brisbane Registry of the FCC and many more recent legislative amendments passed and proposed, never has the need for pragmatic, precise and professional advocacy been more important. No more so than during interim applications. Recently, in Matenson, Justice Murphy of the Full Court of the Family Court provided some helpful hints and recommendations in order to assist judges sitting in busy duty lists.

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