Our Vision

Freedom through positive conflict experiences.


Our goal is to encourage people, businesses and organisations to embrace conflict as a positive and constructive process that leads to greater insight and understanding through collaboration.


For us, conflict resolution is not about winners and losers. It is not about compromise or simply meeting in the middle. 


Conflict resolution is everything to do with creating mutually beneficial outcomes that allow you to move forward in life.

Matthew Maxwell

Matthew Maxwell, Principal of Maxwell Parker Dispute Resolution, is an experienced and qualified dispute resolution professional. Matthew is a nationally accredited mediator (NMAS), a registered Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner (FDRP) with the Attorney General’s Department and a Professional member of the Resolution Institute, Australia and New Zealand.

Commercial Dispute Resolution


With over 20 years’ experience that includes senior roles within several of Australia's leading financial institutions, Matthew is well placed to consult, coach, mediate and facilitate a wide range of conflicts.  This includes SME, rural and agribusiness disputes; family business, partnership and succession disputes; and workplace disputes.



Family Dispute Resolution


Matthew is a qualified family mediator (FDRP) and is registered with the Federal Attorney General’s department, providing out-of-court mediation and counselling services to families and separated couples. This includes compulsory mediation prior to commencing court proceedings where disputes are related to parenting or child-related matters.


Family and relationship related conflict arising from post-separation are complex and emotionally challenging. Matthew holds graduate level qualifications in family dispute resolution, and is passionate about helping people navigate their situations in a private, amicable, time and cost effective manner. 

Based in Kiama, NSW, Matthew enjoys spending time with his wife and two young daughters. He is a self-confessed golf addict, enjoys all sport and camping trips with family and friends.


Please don't hesitate to reach out and discuss your situation. Your initial consultation is strictly confidential, obligation free and at no charge.

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