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As a Nationally Accredited Mediator of Disputes, and especially a mediator of family law disputes, Gary Shepherd can assist with a wide range of mediation services. Although predominantly involved with family law mediation, Gary has considerable experience in various areas of commercial mediation, including Retail Shop Leases disputes, Entertainment Industry Disputes, Partnership and Neighbourhood disputes.
Gary Shepherd is a Solicitor, Social Worker, Mediator, Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner, and Counsellor.
Starting out in professional life as a Solicitor, Gary spent many years practicing in the area of family law, acting for men and women going through the stress, expense and heartache of relationship breakdown.
Realising that there must be a better way for most people to manage such situations, Gary undertook studies to become a mediator of family law disputes, and since becoming a mediator of family law disputes has since assisted thousands of separated couples to resolve the issues that inevitably arise from family breakdown.
How Can Gary Shepherd Help You?
Mediation is a process wherein a third party, called a 'Mediator' facilitates discussion and negotiation between differing parties, in order to try to resolve issues in dispute, without the necessity for costly litigation.
In a high percentage of cases, the mediator, as an intermediary, is able to assist to defuse acrimony, re-focus on the issues, and facilitate a dialogue that results in the participants in the mediation process being able to resolve their disputed issues, and, in many cases, develop an improved relationship for the future.
As a mediator of family law disputes [Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner], Gary Shepherd has facilitated the resolution of thousands of family law disputes. Further, Gary is authorized by the Federal Attorney-General's Department to issue Section 60i Certificates for purposes of instigation of family court proceedings.