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Alternative Dispute Resolution is an integral part of global business

The Australian Disputes Centre offers a premier, one-stop full Alternative Dispute Resolution [ADR] hub with world class facilities located in the heart of Sydney’s CBD, at 1 Castlereagh Street.

ADC services respond to the needs of business and the community for confidence in the efficient resolution of disputes through best-practice ADR. [See Our Vision and Mission] Our services include:

  • Thought leadership in ADR Learning and Professional Development; an extensive range of world-class public and in-house ADR training courses and professional development seminars. [Read More] 
  • Venue Hire: Superb, custom designed dispute resolution rooms available for domestic and international mediations, arbitrations, settlement conferences, training programmes, corporate meetings and conferences [Book Here]
  • Dispute Resolution: Responsive, full service Case Management and Trust Account Administration including timely nomination of skilled neutrals;  ADC nominates experienced practitioners from its distinguished Panels, which include experts in all commercial practice and professional disciplines (both domestic and international). [Read More]
  • Rules and standard contract clauses; in facilitating best practice Alternative Dispute Resolution ADC provides free resources from our website [Read More]

ADC leads the field in ADR:

  • ADC is an RMAB and its training complies with the Australian National Mediator Accreditation Standards
  • Joint Supreme Court of NSW Protocol Partner for the supply of suitable mediators
  • Recognised by the NSW Bar Association and the Law Society of NSW for ADR training
  • ADC Accreditation satisfies the requirements of the Victorian Bar Mediator Accreditation Scheme
  • Approved agency under the Australian Capital Territory Mediation Act
  • ADC’s Mediation Training and Accreditation is recognised as an approved course by Charles Sturt University. Graduates of ADC’s Mediation Training and Accreditation are eligible for credit for the subject: LAW517 Mediation: Process and Uses in the Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma and Masters of Dispute Resolution Courses at Charles Sturt University (CSU)
  • ADC’s Mediation Training and Accreditation programme is recognised by the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb). CIArb is a not-for-profit, UK registered charity working in the public interest through an international network of branches. Participants who have completed ADC’s mediation training course are eligible to apply for Associate Membership of CIArb while those who have also successfully completed ADC’s Mediation Accreditation Programme are eligible to apply for Membership of CIArb
  • ADC provides 25+ years experience matching and appointing ADR practitioners to disputing parties

Upcoming Events

  • Mediation Training - Hobart
    • Days 1 - 3
      November 20, 2019 - November 22, 2019
      8:30 am - 5:00 pm
    • Days 4 - 5
      November 25, 2019 - November 26, 2019
      8:30 am - 5:00 pm

    About the ADC Mediation Course An ADR industry leader, ADC has been at the forefront of providing mediation training courses since 1986. Recognised nationally and…

  • Conflict Resolution & ADR - Hobart
    • November 20, 2019
      8:30 am - 5:00 pm

    Ever wished you could manage conflict better? Better still, even avoid it before it begins? Conflict happens in all organisations and communities. Discover how to minimise…

  • Beyond Googlies & Cricket: India and Australia Trade, Investment, and Successful Dispute Resolution
    • Commencing 4.15pm AEDT - Australian and Indian Times Zones Apply
      November 20, 2019
      4:00 pm - 5:15 pm

    City Hosts Register below for your city Brisbane At 4:15pm AEST Level Twenty Seven Chambers Level 27, 239 George St, Brisbane Sydney (Now at HWL)…

  • Mediation Refresher Training - Hobart
    • One day Mediation Refresher Training
      November 25, 2019
      8:30 am - 5:00 pm
    • One day Mediation Refresher Training
      November 26, 2019
      8:30 am - 5:00 pm

    This one day programme is intended for candidates preparing for accreditation or re-accreditation, mediators seeking to complete their CPD requirements and those seeking an opportunity…

  • Mediation Training - Sydney
    • Days 1 - 3
      November 27, 2019 - November 29, 2019
      8:30 am - 5:00 pm
    • Days 4 - 5
      December 2, 2019 - December 3, 2019
      8:30 am - 5:00 pm

    About the ADC Mediation Course An ADR industry leader, ADC has been at the forefront of providing mediation training courses since 1986. Recognised nationally and…

  • Mediation Accreditation Day - Hobart
    • November 27, 2019
      8:30 am - 5:00 pm

    Mediation course participants seeking formal recognition of their skills are eligible to enrol in ADC’s accreditation program. ADC’s Mediation Training meets the requirements set out…

  • Conflict Resolution & ADR - Sydney
    • November 27, 2019
      8:30 am - 5:00 pm

    Ever wished you could manage conflict better? Better still, even avoid it before it begins? Conflict happens in all organisations and communities. Discover how to minimise…

  • Mediation Refresher Training - Sydney
    • One day Mediation Refresher Training
      December 2, 2019
      8:30 am - 5:00 pm
    • One day Mediation Refresher Training
      December 3, 2019
      8:30 am - 5:00 pm

    This one day programme is intended for candidates preparing for accreditation or re-accreditation, mediators seeking to complete their CPD requirements and those seeking an opportunity…

  • Mediation Accreditation Day - Sydney
    • December 4, 2019
      8:30 am - 5:00 pm

    Mediation course participants seeking formal recognition of their skills are eligible to enrol in ADC’s accreditation program. ADC’s Mediation Training meets the requirements set out…

  • Mediation Training - Melbourne
    • Days 1 - 3
      December 11, 2019 - December 13, 2019
      8:30 am - 5:00 pm
    • Days 4 - 5
      December 16, 2019 - December 17, 2019
      8:30 am - 5:00 pm

      About the ADC Mediation Course An ADR industry leader, ADC has been at the forefront of providing mediation training courses since 1986. Recognised nationally…

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