Mediation across Newcastle, Maitland & Central Coast

BurkeMead Lawyers are a leading family law firm in Newcastle, NSW, with extensive experience in family dispute resolution.

In fact our Managing Director, Emma Mead, is a Nationally Accredited Mediator with LEADR (The Resolution Institute), which is an international organisation promoting mediation for conflict resolution. She also has a diploma in Family Dispute Resolution and is also an Accredited Specialist in Personal Injury Law.

Mediation for Family Dispute Resolution

If you are looking for a practitioner who is an expert in mediation, look no further than BurkeMead Lawyers.

According to family court, all family disputes must go through family mediation in an attempt at dispute resolution before going before a judge. 

The mediation process is designed to resolve disputes quickly and in the best interests of all individuals involved, especially any dependents, for a positive outcome.

During the mediation session, an accredited mediator – such as Emma Mead – acts as a neutral third party to help negotiate mutually beneficial outcomes, which can include a variety of family law matters from parenting plans to property matters, and other conflicts.

Parenting and Custody Arrangements

Mediation for Personal Injury Dispute Resolution

A personal injury dispute occurs when injuries are suffered during certain circumstances and the parties cannot resolve the dispute.

Emma Mead  is experienced in handling a wide variety of cases, including personal injury disputes for medical negligence, common law, car accidents, coal mining, police fire and rescue workers and occupiers liability.

Mead is available in Newcastle, the Hunter, Mid North Coast & Sydney to mediate in all Personal Injury Disputes.

She is experienced in acting as mediator in order to reach a successful resolution efficiently and without litigation, which can save clients substantial financial and emotional costs.

Please phone our office on  02 4902 3800 to confirm her availability.

Terms and conditions can be provided on request

What People Are Saying About BurkeMead Mediation

“Sally, you’re a great and experienced lawyer and you have done your job perfectly.

I would like to say a huge thank you for assisting me in this hard situation. There is no word to describe how good you are dear Sally.”

K.E – Newcastle

“I would also like to reiterate my gratitude to you, Emma, for your work and skills that have been dedicated to my service in this matter.

The outcome should remove some financial stress factors and enable me to achieve things in my daughter’s honour.
For this I am truly grateful.”

K.B – East Maitland

“Dearest Emma, I would like to thank you for the legal counsel provided on my matter. It is an understatement to say it much appreciated.

In the future I shall be recommending you to others. Kindest Regards”

L.F – Lambton

Read our latest Mediation news articles

Family Dispute Resolution Practice

Family Dispute Resolution Practice

Burke Mead would like to congratulate Emma who recently completed her Graduate Diploma of Family Dispute Resolution Practice. Family Dispute Resolution Practitioners provide a holistic approach to helping families navigate changes to relationships, parenting...

Don’t get irate, Mediate!

Don’t get irate, Mediate!

You may have already heard the commonly cited benefits of mediation, such as the reduced cost, increased timeliness, confidential nature and a way to avoid the stress of going to court. But, have you ever wondered what the mediator actually does? It may be helpful to...

Perhaps try a mediation

Perhaps try a mediation

Have you and your former partner recently separated? Are you having trouble working out who your children live with, or when you can spend time with them? Perhaps try a mediation. You can contact a government service, such as Relationships Australia to request a...

Our Accreditation & Awards

Family Law
Specialist Accreditation The Law Society of NSW
Resolution Institute
The Best Rated
Family Law
Specialist Accreditation The Law Society of NSW
Resolution Institute

Contact us today via a message or call and talk to one of our legal services teams to decide your next steps.

We are sensitive to your needs and if you require it, you can make your initial enquiry to us anonymously.
Simply leave your details here or call our team on 02 4902 3800.