Mediator Profile - Sylvia Emmett

Contact details

Name:Sylvia Emmett AM
Phone:02 8029 6227
Mobile:0437 072 510
Email:sylvia.emmett@12thfloor.com.au
Mediations as mediator:400+
Hourly fee:$600 + GST
Daily fee (7 hrs):$6,000 + GST
Fees are negotiable:Yes

Areas of experience:

  • Administrative
  • Commercial
  • Contracts
  • Family
  • Property
  • Succession
  • Trade practices
  • Trusts
  • Industrial relations
  • Estates

Affinity with rural industries:

I grew up on a horse and mixed cattle farm in Canyonleigh, NSW. As a Federal Circuit Judge, I sat on family law and bankruptcy cases.

I was one of the original members of the Farm Debt Mediation Panel in New South Wales, where I served for more than six years and mediated more than 50 farm debt matters before being appointed to the Bench in 2002.

I was appointment by the Minister of Environment to mediate a 76+ person community dispute in Gunnedah relating to the application of chemicals in agriculture and extending over 4 days. I was also appointment by the National Registration Authority to mediate an international dispute relating to the licencing of chemicals for use in manufacture in Australia.

I have also mediated in more than 400 disputes covering a wide range of conflicts including partnership problems, professional negligence, product liability, joint venture disputes, intellectual property, industrial and environmental matters.

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