Close Nav

Latest News

October 13, 2019 Uncategorised

Happy Lawyer Happy Life: Collaborative Practice Bootcamp

Completed your ICP Training?  Finding it a challenge to start your collaborative practice? AACP member, Clarissa Rayward (AKA The Happy Lawyer) has developed a new 6-week online program designed to assist trained Collaborative Professionals build their work in this important area. The course is intended to help people ‘re-boot’/ kickstart and make the business and…

Read more →

September 19, 2019 Uncategorised

Federal Government announcement of an inquiry into family law and child support systems

AACP notes with interest the Federal Governments announcement of an inquiry into family law and child support systems. Members will be aware of submissions made by AACP to the ALRC Review of the Family Law System.   Following on from the ALRC’s Final Report released in April, AACP maintains Interdisciplinary Collaborative Practice is an effective alternative…

Read more →

September 16, 2019 Uncategorised

A Warm Welcome to the 2019/2020 AACP Board

Following the AGM in August, AACP is pleased to confirm the appointment of directors to the Board for 2019/2020.  The Board welcomes new board members, Jane Gun and John O’Sullivan, both of whom are experienced collaborative practitioners whose energy and expertise will be of immense value in the busy year ahead of us.  The new…

Read more →

August 4, 2019 Uncategorised

Collaborative practice ‘should be applicable to all areas of law’

Working in a collaborative fashion to settle disputes allows for a more transparent and respectful legal process, and should be better utilised across the board, for more read Shelby Timmins recent article published in Lawyers Weekly. Shelby is a Nationally Accredited Mediator, a Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner, a Collaborative Coach and a member of AACP,…

Read more →

May 31, 2019 Uncategorised

Champions of Collaborative legal Practice in Wills & Estates roll out landmark training in Brisbane and Sydney

Zinta Harris, Collaborative Estates Lawyer and co-presenter Anne-Marie Rice (of Rice Dispute Resolutions) are professionals on a mission to champion a more collaborative, less combative approach to law in general and in the family law, wills and estates spheres in particular – for more about their “mission” see the recent blog post published by College…

Read more →

May 31, 2019 Uncategorised

The Benefits of Interdisciplinary Collaborative Practice

The interdisciplinary collaborative practice (“ICP”) process of divorce is a great model for separation without conflict. Hear from Collaborative Family Lawyer, Jamie Burreket and Collaborative Coach, Bernie Bolger who talk to Sarah MacDonald about the benefits of ICP in an ABC Nightlife podcast aired on 7 April 2019.

Read more →

May 20, 2019 AACP News

AACP National Conversation Day, Sydney 10 May 2019

    On Friday, 10 May 2019 the Australian Association of Collaborative Professionals (AACP) held its inaugural National Conversation Day in Sydney. The premise for the morning session, was to engage the collaborative community in a discussion to explore interests, needs and concerns, workshop options and identify action items. We were greatly encouraged by the…

Read more →