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About Us

Jenny Rimmer Mediations was created to provide people in conflict the guidance they need to achieve a fair and harmonious outcome.

Committed to resolving the common disputes of family separation through the process of mediation, Jenny Rimmer gives them that chance. In fact, Jenny is passionate about ensuring that people have the means to resolve their disputes themselves, without the stress and damage of expensive litigation. Read more about her background below.

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Jenny was admitted as a legal practitioner in 1982, and is presently a solicitor of the High Court of Australia.


Jenny is a Nationally Accredited Mediator, an approved Family Dispute Resolution Provider under the Family Law Regulations, and has completed the training for Arbitration provided by the Law Council of Australia. She has practiced extensively in Family Law since 1982, after completing her Bachelor of Laws and Diploma of Legal Practice.


Jenny has 35 years’ experience as a legal practitioner, specialising in Family Law and defacto matters. Her previous experience as a Federal Magistrate of the Federal Magistrates Court (now the Federal Circuit Court) and Registrar of the Family Court of Australia has not only given her high-level legal knowledge, but also key insights regarding the effect of litigation on families. She has now committed her career to using that knowledge and skill base to help parties resolve their disputes in mediation.

Pat McIntosh, AM, CSC

Business and Accounts Manager

Pat has extensive experience in executive management and financial planning. Pat’s qualifications include a Bachelor of Business (Personnel Management and Accounting), Graduate Diploma in Management, MBA and Diploma of Financial Planning.

Karen Somerville

Personal Assistant

Karen has been working as a Personal Assistant for Jenny Rimmer Mediations since December 2013. She has had extensive experience working in administrative roles in various businesses, schools and volunteer management.

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