Wendy Gaddie

Name: Wendy Gaddie  

Qualifications: B.A. (Psychology), LL.B., GradDip FDR, CertIVTAE 

Title: Principal    

Organisation: Mediation Matters Melbourne  

State: Victoria

Immediation Pracice Area: Mediation

About Wendy

I am the Principal of Mediation Matters Melbourne, where I specialise in Family Dispute Resolution. I am a Nationally Accredited Mediator, Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner, Conciliator, and I am trained in Collaborative Practice. I also provide industry consultation, training, and coaching.  

Since becoming a Family Lawyer over 20 years ago, I have been assisting clients to reach agreement in parenting, property and financial matters. With a background in psychology, I am compassionate and understanding of relationship challenges and the needs of children. Over the last decade, I have focused exclusively on mediation and family dispute resolution to resolve issues respectfully and collaboratively. 


Admitted to Practice as a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Victoria and High Court of Australia 

Registered as a Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner with the Commonwealth Attorney General’s Department 

Nationally Accredited Mediator (NMAS)

Member Resolution Institute

Member Victorian Association for Dispute Resolution 

Member Family Law Section of the Law Council of Australia 

Member Australian Institute of Family Law Arbitrators & Mediators 

Immediation Areas of Expertise  

  • Parenting arrangements
  • Property and financial settlements
  • Child Support 
  • Family Violence