Our Experience

Tim McFarlane

Tim McFarlaneTim McFarlane has conducted over 5,500 mediations. He has also acted as arbitrator in a number of matters and developed a role as a facilitator for parties in conflict. He has presented locally and interstate and written extensively on alternative dispute resolution, with a strong emphasis on mediation. He also conducts private training and coaching in mediation training courses for law firms, universities, LEADR and was sub-editor for and a contributor to "Mediation - A Guide for Victorian Solicitors" a manual published by the Law Institute of Victoria.

Jonathan Mott

Jonathon MottJonathan Mott has expertise and experience encompassing over 3,000 disputes mainly as mediator and increasingly as an arbitrator.

Jonathan has spoken widely on a range of mediation topics to law firms and organisiations in Victoria.

Michael Tehan

Janet LambrouMichael Tehan has been involved in many difficult disputes during his career, as a key advisor to clients and, latterly, as a mediator.

In his mediation role, he blends his experience as a solicitor appearing in numerous mediations together with his knowledge of litigation and desire to assist people in conflict in a wide range of areas.

McFarlane Legal mediators and arbitrators have been involved in a vast number of areas of conflict including:

  • pre-litigation disputes
  • partnership disputes
  • finance /mortgage
  • insurance claim disputes
  • Wills and Probate
  • professional negligence including legal and medical professions, engineering
  • dental and architects
  • maritime and shipping
  • aviation
  • health care
  • defamation
  • intellectual property and copyright
  • claims against the Crown and enforcement agencies
  • class actions
  • major construction
  • class actions
  • major construction
  • telecommunications
  • conveyancing and property transactions
  • employment and workplace relations
  • personal injury claims
  • planning  
  • product liability
  • insolvency
  • discrimination
  • trade practices