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October 22, 2020 Uncategorised

AACP Board Movements

The AACP Board extends a hearty collaborative welcome to Andrew Crooke, our newest Board member elected at the Annual General Meeting on 13 October 2020. Andrew hails from Queensland and is a Director of Murdoch Lawyers.  He has practiced exclusively in Family Law for over 20 years, is collaboratively trained and has worked with parties…

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September 28, 2020 Uncategorised

Pauline Telser and the ILI Online Academy invite you to view “Five Conversations Conversations With Thought Leaders”

The ILI Online Academy has announced that their webinar series “Making Collaborative Divorce Visible: Five Conversations With Thought Leaders” is now available (without charge) on the Integrative Law Institute’s Youtube channel – see message from Pauline Tesler Here is a link to the webinar playlist You are invited to view and to share the webinars…

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September 28, 2020 Uncategorised

Statistics on the Use of Collaborative Practice in Australia

Despite being frequently sought after data, there is little research on the use of Collaborative Practice in Australia.  It has become increasingly evident that we need to capture data on the true extent of the use of collaborative practice to assist with advocacy and promotion of the process as the preferred model of dispute resolution…

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September 28, 2020 AACP News

Introduction to Collaborative Practice – Online Program

  Kickstarting on Friday, 16 October 2020 is 6 weeks of training designed to get you implementing a bespoke legal process that provides value to clients & professionals alike This program is designed for all professionals working with separating families including- • lawyers • counsellors • psychologists • coaches • financial planners • accountants Click…

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August 31, 2020 AACP News

Explaining Interdisciplinary Collaborative Practice

Explaining Interdisciplinary Collaborative Practice quickly and effectively can be harder than you think.  While Collaborative Practitioners should all have their Elevator Pitches down pat, sometimes it helps to have audio visual backup.   This 5-minute video produced for Collaborative Professionals NSW, is an invaluable resource to explain ICP to clients and colleagues alike.  Please feel…

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August 29, 2020 AACP News

Collaborative Practice in Print – Family Law in Lockdown

In this Australian Family Lawyer Article (July 2020 Volume 29/2), AACP member, Shelby Timmins takes us through lessons learned in lockdown and her views on the road ahead for dispute resolution.   Read the article Shelby Timmins is doing law differently.  She holds a Masters in Law from the University of Sydney, is a Nationally…

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August 24, 2020 Uncategorised

Spread the Collaborative Word

As collaborative professionals, we all need to do our bit in promoting ICP. One simple way to do this is by making reference to the process in the Settlement Documents we draft for successful collaborations.  Each time a set of proposed Consent Orders crosses a Registrar’s desk bearing reference to ICP, it’s another tick for…

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August 13, 2020 AACP News

Collaborative Practice Training for Wills & Estates – August 2020

See below links to details of Collaborative Practice Training for Wills and Estates offered by Zinta Harris and guest presenters. First up is a 2-day online workshop “Introductory Collaborative Practice Training for Wills & Estates” offered on 20 and 21 August 2020.  The course has been adapted for “All States” so no matter where you…

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July 30, 2020 Blogs

The Super-Power of Collaborative Practice

By Selina-Jane Trigg In most of my recent discussions with colleagues, the unsettled state of our world, both in our offices and much further afield, has come up. One colleague wondered whether it was attributable to the full moon. Most family lawyers will tell you the full moon seems to bring them an increased workload…

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AACP thanks our platinum, gold, and silver corporate members: