Below is a list of the top and leading Mediators in Auckland. To help you find the best Mediators located near you in Auckland, we put together our own list based on this rating points list.
Auckland’s Best Mediators:
The top rated Mediators in Auckland are:
- Deborah Clapshaw – Deborah Clapshaw Mediation
- Paul Sills – Paul Sills – Barrister & Mediator
- Darren Rawlins – Focus Mediation
- Senta Knapp – First Call Resolution
- Claire Thompson – Claire Thompson Counselling & Mediation Services – Howick
Deborah Clapshaw – Deborah Clapshaw Mediation
Deborah Clapshaw is a trusted mediator based in Auckland, New Zealand. She has worked for Russell McVeagh McKenzie Bartleet and Co and Mckenna and Co in Hongkong as its Dispute Resolution Lawyer. Deborah is a member of the Human Rights Review Tribunal and specializes in mediation and facilitation. She is an accredited assessor for LEADR and works as a coach and mediation supervisor for private individuals and government agencies. Her expertise is gained through intensive training like the CDR Workshop coach fro the original Employment Mediators. She currently helps the judiciary, law firms, companies and local authorities as its mediator.
Commercial Mediation, Family Mediation, Terms of Engagement
“With Deborah’s considerable assistance and skill, we managed to achieve an excellent outcome for both parties where all matters were resolved and the parties continued to enjoy their franchising arrangements.” –David Clark
Paul Sills – Paul Sills – Barrister & Mediator
Paul Sills is a Fellow member of the Arbitrators’ and Mediators’ Institute of New Zealand and been recognized as one of the top 10 Mediators in the country conducted by Law Fuel. He is a skilled barrister who brought along with him years of legal and commercial experience needed to deliver cost-effective solutions to clients. Aside from this, he is also known as an experienced mediator that excels in early dispute resolution. Paul serves the Auckland region and regularly graces national and international lectures related to the effective resolution of disputes. He also instructs and does consultation in the areas of negotiation, mediation, and facilitation.
Mediation, Facilitation, and Negotiation
“Very professional team. Keeps you updated through the whole process.” –Joseph Stand
Darren Rawlins – Focus Mediation
Darren Rawlins worked for more than 20 years in London, UK before relocating to Auckland. His mediation skills were obtained through his litigation career in London where he regularly represented high net worth clients in aid of resolving high-value disputes. He has also appeared before the High Court, Court of Appeal and Supreme Court. Darren is an accredited Family Dispute Resolution mediator and is an associate of the Arbitrators and Mediators Institute of NZ. The Auckland-based mediator has handled cases in the Family Court and acted for protection and parenting orders of parents.
Alternative Dispute Resolution – Arbitration (Commercial Building Disputes/Contract), Adjudication, and Mediation
“Thanks to Darren and Tina we finally came to an agreement for the best interest of our daughter. I am really grateful for helping us to sort out our dispute without no too much trauma for our daughter. In a very professional and sensitive manner. Thank you so much!!” –Giorgia Martufi
Senta Knapp – First Call Resolution
Senta Knapp is part of the First Call Resolution team in Auckland, New Zealand. The South African mediator’s career journey was heavily influenced by her childhood experience in Africa. After relocating to New Zealand, she took a Foundation Course in Psychosynthesis and a four-year diploma programme in Natural Healing Sciences. She immediately commenced with training at the Harvard Programme of Negotiation and Conflict Resolution and Process Therapy. Senta has full accreditation as an FDR Mediator and AMINZ Associate and is actively participating as part of the Conflict Resolution Group for professionals.
Conflict Resolution Counselling and Coaching, Family Dispute Resolution Mediation (FDR), Workplace Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Services, Conflict Resolution, Mediation, Leadership and Communication Training
“I am so deeply grateful for your work. I was struck by your wisdom and your ability to bring things forward for me to see. It made such sane sense in the flux that I am in. I found a place of potential strength in me to anchor my new journey from.” –P. Blumsky
Claire Thompson – Claire Thompson Counselling & Mediation Services – Howick
Claire Thompson graduated with a bachelors degree in Biosciences and Health from Leeds Metropolitan University and a post-graduate diploma in Health Promotion and Health Education from the University of Liverpool. She also obtained a post-graduate diploma in Counselling from the University of Auckland. Claire helps the Auckland community through her Counselling and Mediation office in Selwyn road. She is part of the largest resolution professional organization in the Asia Pacific and has knowledge and expertise in dispute resolution as well as its related substantive law.
Mediation and Dispute Resolution, General Counselling, Drug and Alcohol Counselling
“Grateful for her expertise and experience. Definitely worth it. Thank you!” –Raon Thulle