Consultant

Meredith Hunter

Meredith has very significant experience in Family Law, Mediation and Care & Protection law in a career spanning more than 25 years.

Meredith’s particular focus is parenting and financial matters.

Meredith is highly sought after as a Mediator, Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner (“FDRP”) and a Litigator in the Family Court and Children’s Court.

As a FDRP, if parties are unable to reach agreements, she is qualified to issue a section 60I certificate, allowing parties to commence litigation.

Meredith is also an Arbitrator, Independent Children’s Lawyer (“ICL”) and a Collaborative Professional.

As an Arbitrator she makes binding decisions, which are registered with the court as Orders.

As a Collaborative Professional, Meredith works with Financial Planners, Accountants and others to settle issues amicably, without court.

Meredith is a highly experienced ICL and Child Representative, assisting the Courts in making Orders in the children’s best interests, and has undertaken extensive trial work in this role.

Expertise

Meredith’s expertise includes:

  • Mediation
  • Family Dispute Resolution
  • Representation and advice in parenting and financial matters arising from the breakdown of a marriage or de-facto relationship
  • Court Representation
  • Arbitration
  • Collaborative Practice

Professional Memberships / Accreditation & Activities

  • Nationally Accredited Mediator
  • Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner
  • Nationally Accredited Arbitrator
  • Independent Children’s lawyer
  • Collaborative Professional
  • Recommended Parenting, Custody & Children’s Matters Lawyers, Doyle’s Guide

    Sector

location

Perth

Special Counsel

Natalie Sandman