Sharon Stewart is driven by a determination to see clients succeed.   After many years of practicing mediation, Sharon is convinced that better outcomes are achieved when clients are assisted to deal effectively with issues or conflict.

Through her mediation and facilitation skills, Sharon offers an unbiased and independent approach that assists parties to engage. Sharon works to establish an environment in which all parties can preserve a constructive ongoing relationship where this is a required outcome.

The ability to listen and fully understand the underlying issues and impacts are critical to the design of a fair plan to resolve a conflict.   Once trust and open-ness is established, Sharon walks the parties through a plan designed to create change and enable a long term resolution.

Out of Court clients also find they develop their own knowledge, skills and understanding and are better equipped to cope with future situations, as they arise.

Ongoing Support

As an independent and confidential advisor, Sharon is available for on call support for managers and staff and for one-to-one problem solving, with the option of mentoring for those managing ongoing conflict.

What to expect

When you contact Out of Court you’ll speak directly with Sharon Stewart.  After a brief conversation, Sharon will be able to advise whether she is the right person to help you with your situation.

The next step is to meet and clarify your needs, expectations and outcomes.  Sharon then works alongside you to agree on an approach.  Throughout this process you will be supported to make your own decisions to achieve your preferred outcome.

Where required, Sharon will bring in other specialist mediators and professionals.