Australian ADR Awards 2020
– Winners

Under 30 ADR Practitioner of the Year
Kate Cook, TAL Life Sydney

Under 40 ADR Practitioner of the Year
Amanda Murphy, Clifford Chance, Perth

Courts & Tribunals ADR Group of the Year
Adelaide Magistrates Court

ADR Chambers of the Year 
Level Twenty Seven Chambers, Brisbane

ADR Innovation of the Year
NSW Land and Environment Court

ADR Project of the Year
Barkly Region Mediation Peacemaking Project,
Ippei Okazaki, One Pacific Dispute Resolution, Adelaide

ADR Academic of the Year
Luke Nottage, University of Sydney

Arbitration Practitioner of the Year
Gitanjali Bajaj, DLA Piper Sydney

ADR Corporate Team of the Year
(Commercial)
TAL Life Sydney

ADR Corporate Team of the Year
(Community)
Liverpool Hospital, Sydney

International ADR Practitioner of the Year
Amanda Murphy, Clifford Chance, Perth

ADR Practitioner of the Year
Richard Perin, Liverpool Hospital, Sydney

Mediator of the Year
Alison James, Shaw Dispute Resolution, Adelaide

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Mediator of the Year
Marius Pirrawayingi Puruntatameri, Melville Island

Community Mediator of the Year
Joint Winners: Madhu Panthee, Perth & Rhys Jaconley, Melbourne
Barkly Region Mediation Peacemaking Project

Conciliator of the Year
Cecilia Rice, Office of the Australian Information Commissioner

Facilitator of the Year
Tom Studulka, Brisbane

Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner of the Year
Lisanne Iriks, Life Mediation, Perth

ADR Practice Group of the Year
Clifford Chance, Perth

Arbitrator of the Year
Judith Levine, Sydney

Expert Determiner of the Year
John Rundell, Melbourne

Arbitration Practice Group of the Year
DLA Piper, Sydney

Ombudsman & Commissions ADR Group of the Year
Office of the Australian Information Commissioner

Congratulations to all finalists in 2020.

The standard of ADR work was outstanding.

We look forward to seeing you in 2021!