With over 30 years’ experience working in the legal and health sectors as a solicitor and former nurse, Tess has the necessary background to understand and support people in distressing life circumstances.
With qualifications in mediation, nursing and law, Tess has the following credentials:
Accredited Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner, Attorney-General’s Department
Australian Legal Practitioner – solicitor, Law Society of NSW
Registered Nurse, Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency
Professional Membership of the Resolution Institute
Tess demonstrates her commitment to the Northern Rivers community with the following:
Current member of the Mental Health Forum, Northern NSW Local Health District.
Current member of the Lismore Consumer Advisory Group to Northern NSW Local Health District.
Current member of the National Register of Mental Health Consumer and Carer Representatives, Mental Health Australia.
Former member of the Drug and Alcohol Community Advisory Committee, Northern NSW Local Health District
Working as a registered nurse, Tess was managing a project at hospital level and was asked to run a national project for the New Zealand Ministry of Health.
While at the Ministry, her interest in government health policy led to completing a master’s degree in Nursing in 2005 and then a law degree at Macquarie University in 2009.
Tess’ mediation practice combines her skills of supporting people experiencing distress and her organisational and legal skills.
Complaints and feedback. If you are a client and you have a complaint or feedback about the service you received, please contact Tess on 0448 837372 to discuss. If your complaint is still not resolved, contact the Resolution Institute who will deal with your complaint.
Why Mediate with Argyll FDRP?
Providing swift, affordable, private and flexible mediation.
Swift - with NO WAITING LIST. Affordable - a flat rate (no hourly fee) and you save money by avoiding court. Contact Argyll and ask for the up front cost of mediating your matter. Private - keeping your private business private with no government services involved. Providing discreet offices or visiting your office. Flexible - being responsive to your situation by tailoring the mediation process to your needs.