Shelby Timmins

433B Woolooware Rd
Burraneer, New South Wales 2230
Office Phone: 0400048583
Member since 2019
Membership Type: IACP



Hello, I am a former family lawyer with a passion for resolving family law disputes in a different way. I have stepped away from legal practice and established a dispute resolution business 'Divorce Done Differently' which specialises in mediation, family dispute resolution, collaborative practice and conflict coaching.

Area(s) of Practice: Family Law
License(s): Solicitor, Law Society NSW, Australia Nationally Accredited Mediator Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner Collaborative Professional Conflict Coach

Professional Activities

President - Southern Sydney Collaborative Professionals Board Member - Collaborative Professionals (NSW) Inc Speaker

Undergraduate Education

1998 - Bachelor of Arts Law, University of Tasmania, Australia

Postgraduate Education

1999 - Graduate Certificate in Legal Practice, Australian Professional Legal Training Program, University of Tasmania
2000 - Certificate in Community Mediation, Mediation Service Tasmania
2003 - Masters of Law, University of Sydney
2004 - Qualified Lawyers Transfer Test, Law Society of England

Professional Education

2000 - Certificate in Community Mediation, Mediation Service Tasmania
2015 - Specialist Accreditation, Family Law, Law Society of NSW
2016 - Graduate Diploma of Family Dispute Resolution, and National Mediation and Assessment Workshop, College of Law, Australia
2016 - Interdisciplinary Collaborative Practice, Australian Institute for Relationship Studies
2016 - Introduction to Collaborative Practice, Clarissa Rayward
2016 - Advanced Collaborative Practice Workshop, Clarissa Rayward
2017 - Conflict Coaching, CINERGY, Resolution Institute


Hello Thank you for considering my membership. I am both a lawyer and mediator (although I couldn't tick both boxes). If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to reach out. Thank you Shelby