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LIV CPD 2020 - Family Law Arbitration: Now and beyond

LIV CPD 2020 - Family Law Arbitration: Now and beyond

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Recorded: 20 July 2020 | Run Time: 53:41

The Family Court of Australia and the Federal Circuit Court of Australia (the Courts) recently established a new specialist list in each Court, known as the National Arbitration List. The Courts support the wider use of arbitration in family property matters as a quicker and more affordable alternative to continuing to trial.

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    The Family Court of Australia and the Federal Circuit Court of Australia (the Courts) recently established a new specialist list in each Court, known as the National Arbitration List. The Courts support the wider use of arbitration in family property matters as a quicker and more affordable alternative to continuing to trial.

    The video covers the following topics:

    • what is the process
    • what training arbitrators have
    • options if there was an issue with the process
    • kinds of cases that may or may not benefit from arbitration case studies, or real-life experiences with arbitration.
  • Presenters

    Presenter - The Honourable Justice Joshua Wilson, Family Court of Australia

    The Honourable Justice Wilson is a judge of the Family Court of Australia. Prior to his Honour’s appointment to the Family Court of Australia, his Honour was a judge of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia between 2015-2019. Prior to that his Honour was a QC and before that a junior barrister, solicitor and the associate to the Honourable Justice Marks of the Supreme Court of Victoria. Prior to his appointment, his Honour was an accredited international commercial arbitrator and had chambers in London at 4 New Square, Lincoln’s Inn. His Honour obtained his undergraduate qualification in 1982, a Master of Laws from the University of Melbourne and a Doctor of Philosophy from Deakin University. His Honour is a professor of law at Deakin University.

    Presenter - Judge Joe Harman, Federal Circuit Court of Australia

    Judge Harman was appointed to the Federal Circuit Court of Australia in June 2010. Prior to joining the Court Judge Harman worked in private practice as a lawyer for nearly 25 years and worked extensively as a mediator/FDRP in private and community (FRC) practice. Judge Harman lectures in family law at Sydney University. In 2005 Judge Harman received a NSW Premier’s Stop Domestic Violence award and in 2013 was a finalist for the Australian Human Rights Commission Law Award. In 2015 Judge Harman received a Resolution Institute award for promotion of excellence in dispute resolution and in 2020 was appointed as the inaugural National Arbitration List Judge for the Federal Circuit Court of Australia

    Presenter - Martin Bartfeld AM QC, Victorian Bar

    Martin graduated from Monash University with a B. Juris., LL B. in 1973. He was admitted to practice in Victoria in 1974 and commenced to practise as a solicitor on his own account in Hawthorn in 1975 until signing the Roll of Counsel in 1986. He was admitted to practise as a barrister in New South Wales in 1987. He was appointed as a Queens Counsel in Victoria in 1998. He practises in Family Law and Domestic Relationships matters in the Family Law Courts and in the Supreme Courts of the States and Territories. He frequently presents papers at seminars and conferences and has written on issues relating to Family Law in professional journals. He was the chairman of the Family Law Section of the Law Institute of Victoria from 1983 to 1985. He is a member of the Editorial Board of the Australia Journal of Family Law. He was a member of the executive of the Family Law Section of the Law Council of Australia between 2000 and 2012. He was chairman of the Section in 2005.

    Presenter - Andrew Davies, Partner, O’Sullivan Davies Lawyers. Chair, Australian Institute of Family Law Mediators and Arbitrators

    Andrew graduated from the University of Western Australia with a B. Juris and LLB. He has been practising Family Law for over 40 years and a founding partner of O’Sullivan Davies in 2000. Andrew is an accredited Family Law Specialist, NMAS mediator and Reg. 67B arbitrator. He is also a Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner, a fellow and a former executive member of the Asia-Pacific Chapter of IAFL, former Chair of the Family Law & Family Rights Section of LawAsia, current Chair of AIFLAM and is a Member of and sits on the executive committee of the WA Chapter of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP). Andrew has presented numerous papers and lectures at state, national and international conferences and has been a guest lecturer at Murdoch University Law School.

    Presenter - Emma Turner, Principal, Dixie Ann Middleton & Associates, Family Law Accredited Specialist

    Emma is the Principal of Dixie Ann Middleton & Associates in Brisbane and has practiced almost exclusively in Family Law for nearly 20 years. Having only recently started participating in arbitration, Emma is well positioned to share her experiences of the process and her reasons for her change in attitude to this type of dispute resolution.

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