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“Very good style; well prepared; willing to persist with parties to reach objective”

James Mighell S.C.

“Michael went that extra yard and followed up each of the parties for further negotiations after the scheduled mediation (for some weeks!). This resulted in a resolution when all seemed lost. He was happy to make progress in stages rather than force parties to “bite the bullet”

David Whiting, Partner, Lander & Rogers

“Michael’s performance as a mediator was excellent. Michael Displayed great drive and tenacity in keeping the mediation process moving to achieve a successful result in what was a difficult matter.”

Bryce Anderson, Partner, Middletons

“I thought Michael did a fine job. It looked like a mediation going nowhere, but perseverance and patience ultimately led to an excellent negotiated outcome.”

David Thomas, Partner, Ligetis

“Very well prepared; had clearly read all the materials; had identified and was on top of the issues. That was a very good base from which to facilitate discussions and negotiations between the parties and which ultimately assisted in the settlement of the case.”

Dan McGlade, Principal, McGlade Personal Injury Lawyers

“I believe that Michael’s background as a Litigation Lawyer enables him to have a great insight into the strengths and weaknesses of cases. He is able to draw on this knowledge and understanding in a professional and effective manner to fulfil his role as a mediator. Michael is a great communicator and this allows him to identify well with the parties. Michael is also very well respected and this makes his task as a mediator more effective – he has tremendous credibility. He is thorough in his preparation and efficient in the way he conducts himself as a mediator.”

John Salanitri, Partner, Maurice Blackburn

“Michael, Thank you for your help on the planning day. You were able to move us from a lack of focus and little sense of direction to a position where we were able to look well beyond the next transaction and actually see the potential of the market and the strategies we would need to adopt to realise those opportunities.”

Adrian Reis, CEO of Reis and Company, HR Consulting Firm

“My client was very impressed with the mediator’s performance and while the matter didn’t settle at mediation – it did the next day”

Anon Solicitor

“Well balanced approach to both parties issues. Great work – good result for all.”

Anon party to mediation

“Put the parties at ease in a stressful environment”

Anon party to mediation

“He identified the key issues in dispute for resolution. Given the unusual nature of how the mediation progressed the mediator’s flexibility and ability to deviate from the “ordinary structure”, he performed very well to assist in the resolution in the circumstances.”

Anon party to mediation

“Kept the process on track. Helped avoid lengthy legal action and court. Overall we were very impressed with our mediator and the whole process.”

Anon party to mediation

“Focused the clients’ minds on the undesireable outcome of litigation if mediation not successful. Michael knows the law and relates well to people. Thank you Michael.”

Chris Bowen, Solicitor

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