Walsh Sabine

Walsh Sabine

Specialism (in alphabetical order):
• Civil and Commercial
• Cross Border mediation
• Family
• Organisational/Workplace
• Separating Couples

Available in: : Connaught

Telephone: 086 839 18 04

Mobile: 086 839 18 04

Web: www.mediatoracademy.com

Email: sabinew@outlook.ie

General Profile

Sabine practiced as a solicitor before qualifying as an accredited mediator. She is the Course Director of the Postgraduate Certificate in Mediation and Conflict Resolution and MA in Conflict Management in St. Angela's College Sligo (NUI), and also offers private training in mediation and conflict management in Ireland and Europe. She is a certified cross-border family mediator and member of the European Network of International Family Mediators. She also holds qualifications in Child-Inclusive Mediation, Online Mediation and Professional Practice Consultancy.

She writes for the Kluwer Mediation Blog and a variety of journals and is a member of the International Social Services Expert Working Group on International Family Mediation.

Mediation is available in English and German, and online.

Sabine is currently serving as President of the Mediators' Institute.

All specialities are self-selected by accredited mediators and does not imply specialist training in those areas. Additional training is required only for mediating with Separating Couples

Mediation qualifications and certificates

  • Certified Mediator (2009)
    Certified Cross Border Family Mediator (2011)
    Practitioner Mediator (2015)

Other qualifications

  • - Mediator Training (July 2009): Certificate in Online Dispute Resolution (The Mediation Room, UK, 2011);


    - Certified International Family Mediator Training (EU/Child Focus/University of Leuven/MIKK/ZIK, Brussels 2011)

    Professional Practice Consultancy (2012)

    Child Inclusive Mediation (2014&2015)

    PG Certificate in Teaching Learning and Assessment (2013)
  • - Bachelor of Law (TCD, 1992); Masters in Law (NUIG, 2004)


    - Solicitor (2003)Certified Legal Translator (2002)

Roles held in MII

  • Council Member
    President

Memberships of professional bodies

  • - President, Mediation Solutions Northwest


    - Council Member, German Irish Lawyers Association


    - Member,  European Network of International Family Mediators


    - Member, Family Lawyer’s Association; Member, Dispute Resolution Service of Ireland


    - Member, Bundes Arbeitsgemeinschaft fuer Familienmediatoren (Germany), Mediator, Mediation in Internationalen Kindschaftskonflikten (Berlin, Germany)

Other relevant positions held

  • - Principal, Sabine Walsh Mediation, Owner and Trainer, Mediation Training Ireland, Administrator, Irish Centre for International Family Mediation