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MEDIATION CENTRE


Inns of Court Gold Coast is able to provide an excellent venue for mediations, arbitrations, and small conferences.

Centrally located in Southport, our facilities include two large conference rooms, that make it ideal where there are a number of participants.

Fees to hire both conference rooms are as follows:

  1. Full day rate (8.30am to 4.30pm): $150.00 plus GST. For each break-out room, an additional $50.00 plus GST;

  2. Half day rate (four hours or less): $90.00 plus GST. For each break-out room, an additional $30.00 plus GST;

  3. Discounted full day rate for subsequent days (must relate to the same matter): $100.00 plus GST and $20.00 plus GST per break-out room.

Tea and coffee making facilities are provided, together with chilled water and biscuits.  Otherwise, there are a number of cafes conveniently located in the immediate vicinity.

Parties are provided with access to the WiFi network, which is available in both conference rooms and the common areas.  Details of the network and password will be supplied on request. The hire of our facilities does not include secretarial services.  However, you are welcome to use the photocopier located in the reception area to copy mediation agreements etc.. Please note, excessive copying/printing may attract a further fee.

LOCATION


Inns of Court Gold Coast

Level 1 Excalibur House
52 Davenport Street
Southport Q 4215

CONTACT


Ms Lorrain Louttit
Telephone: 07 5564 0233
Email:  info@gcbar.com

AVAILABILITY


Our facilities are available between the hours of 8.30am and 4.30pm, Monday to Friday.  All mediations, conferences, and associated proceedings are to be concluded by 4.30pm.  Should you require further time to conclude your matter, subject to availability, subsequent days can be booked at the aforementioned discounted rate.  Matters that exceed 4.30pm will attract additional fees.

To enquire as to whether our conference rooms are available for your mediation, please feel free to telephone or email our clerk, Ms Lorrain Louttit, or alternatively, submit an enquiry using the following form.

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ACCREDITED MEDITATORS


The following members of Inns of Court Gold Coast are accredited mediators and are able to assist with mediations:

Mr Mick Eastwood


Mick has practised as an advocate in mediations or as a Mediator over the last two decades. He has acquired an intuitive feel for how commercial and estate matters can be resolved without resort to the courts.

He holds national accreditation as a mediator having undertaken the appropriate certificate and assessment programs. He is currently accredited as a mediator by the Bar Association of Queensland and undertakes its continuing professional development program each year. He will complete his Master of Laws (Dispute Resolution) in April 2016.

Mick is a member of the Dispute Resolution Centre at Bond University. He is a mediator coach for that institution’s mediation certificate courses and is an assessor in its assessment courses. He is a member of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee of the Bar Association of Queensland.

With over 35 years in the Law and his mediation qualifications and experience he is ably suited to assist in all aspects of dispute resolution.

Mr Dan Steiner

Dan holds qualifications in Business and Law and is admitted to practice as a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of the ACT and the High Court of Australia and subsequently, the Supreme Court of New South Wales and the Supreme Court of Queensland.

Dan has over 20 years’ experience as a legal practitioner and has practiced law in many geographic areas. Dan’s practice has a strong emphasis on litigation and dispute resolution, particularly, personal injury litigation, commercial litigation, insurance litigation, property litigation, administrative law, criminal law and estate litigation.

Dan’s accreditation as a mediator is the culmination of many years’ mediation practice as a solicitor, in which time I have become a passionate advocate of alternative dispute resolution and mediation.

Dan has attended in excess of 300 mediations as a solicitor.

Dan has over 20 years’ experience in assisting people to find innovative and practical solutions to a myriad of legal problems and disputes and I bring an open mind and the necessary skills and demeanour to achieve the best possible outcomes for the parties to a dispute, irrespective of the issues involved. 

Dan always strives to be professional, understanding and very dedicated, whilst maintaining unwavering ethical standards