Name: Dr Bruce Atkinson
Qualifications: BE (Hons 1) PhD, Diploma in Law (LPAB, 2019)
Title: Mediator, Expert and Consulting Engineer
Organisation: Basacon Services Pty Ltd
Immediation Practice Area: Expert Determination
I am a Nationally Accredited Mediator (NMAS) with more than 35 years of engineering, technical, management, commercial and contract experience. I provide a sound means by which to resolve disputes promptly, commercially and with amiable outcomes.
My technical work is involved in:
water treatment including
● drinking water; sewage and recycled water;
● industrial trade waste, mine water discharges;
● membrane filtration and desalination;
● process modelling; and
coal resource evaluation and beneficiation, including:
● coal analysis and characterisation;
● resource assessment;
● coal preparation (washing); and
● process modelling.
As an expert, I have supported various clients in the NSW Land and Environment Court and the NSW Supreme Court and have proactively liaised with the NSW EPA on behalf of clients.
● Accredited Mediator NMAS
● FIEAust CPEng (Chemical) NER
● FAusIMM (CP Metallurgy)
● Member, Australian Water Association
Having supported clients through litigation, and witnessing the time, resource, personal and financial costs, I have always been eager to assist clients in a more effective manner to help them preserve their life and business relationships. I am pleased to be able to offer alternative paths via Mediation and Expert Determination.
Immediation Area(s) of Expertise
Corporate and commercial (Energy resources mining), Property, construction, environment, oil, gas and mining (Building and construction, Environmental regulation, oil gas and mining).
Redefining access to justice.
Immediation is a video conferencing platform with best practice dispute resolution fully integrated. It can be used as a stand alone app, or with mediators, arbitrators and legally trained clerks to help matters run smoothly.