Derek Minus-Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner (FDRP)

Derek Minus is a barrister and a dispute resolution specialist.

Derek_Minus_photoHe is accredited as a Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner (FDRP) by the federal Attorney General’s Department, and authorised to issue Certificates of mediation compliance to the Family Court.

He has been selected as a member of the Family Settlement Week service in 2012 to conduct the mediation of property dispute matters referred from the Federal Magistrates Court. He is approved as an Arbitrator; appointed by the Chief Judge to the list of District Court arbitrators for 2011/2012; and the panel of Local Court arbitrators for 2012/2013, approved by the NSW Bar Association as an Expert Determiner, re-accredited as a Mediator with the NSW Bar Association and appointed to the NSW Supreme Court list and the District Court list of mediators for 2011/2012. He is dual qualified as both an international arbitrator and mediator by the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.

Domestically he is a Nationally Accredited mediator and has been appointed to numerous mediation panels. Since 1992 he has conducted over 1000 mediation/conciliation processes. He uses collaborative strategies and combined mediation-arbitration processes to help people achieve more than just the settlement of their dispute and also leads them towards the transformation of their conflict.

To see his full profile, visit his chambers website at Mediation & Arbitration Chambers.

Phone: 02 9232 4000


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  • Fellow of The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
  • Member of the NSW and Victorian Bar Associations
  • Nationally Accredited to Australian National Mediator Standards
  • Trained in Conflict Transformative mediation

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