Penny Feil


Well known, particularly in Toowoomba, Penny is respected as a full time mediator with a practice dedicated to resolving conflict. She was one of the first professionals with mediation training in Queensland to decide that Alternative Dispute Resolution was the way of the future and offered many advantages to clients over and above more traditional methods such as litigation.

Some of Penny’s relevant Training and Experience is as follows:

  • Registered Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner with the Attorney General’s Department and able to issue s60I Certificates under The Family Law Act 1975  
  • Qualified Solicitor
  • Conducted over 2000 mediations since 1991 in Commercial, Family Law and Defacto Property disputes and in relation to Family Maintenance Provisions
  • Approved Mediator with the Queensland Law Society, Magistrates, District and Supreme Courts of Queensland, Legal Aid Queensland and the Retail Shop Leases Registry
  • Member of the Queensland Law Society, Australian Institute of Family Law Arbitrators and Mediators, Family Law Practitioners Association, Law Council of Australia – Family Law Section, LEADR, and the Women Lawyers Association of Queensland
  • Conciliator with Relationships Australia in conciliations ordered by the Federal Circuit Court
  • Sessional Member QCAT with experience in Child Protection Hearings
  • Member Mental Health Review Tribunal
  • Child Support Agency Senior Case Officer 1996 – 2011
  • Speaker on issues relating to Mediation at the 2005 and 2007 Family Law Residentials
  • Mediation coach with the Australian Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies, Queensland Law Society and Bond University

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