Penny Feil

Penny was admitted as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland and the High Court of Australia in 1982. Penny is the Principal of Accord Mediation. Since 1991, Penny has conducted thousands of mediations throughout Queensland and interstate in parenting, child support and property disputes.  She has been engaged as a mediator for private and public sector clients in the areas of commercial law, workplace facilitations, Family Provision Applications and retail shop disputes. Penny has been a panel mediator with Legal Aid Queensland since 1991. Penny was engaged by the Child Support Agency as a Senior Case Officer conducting reviews of child support assessments for 13 years. Penny is engaged by Bond University and QUT as a mediation coach and an assessor of students undertaking their accreditation as mediators. She has been recognised by her peers in the Doyles List as a recommended Family Law Mediator in 2017 and 2018, and as a Leading Family Law Mediator in 2019 and 2020. She is a past member of the Queensland Law Society Alternate Dispute Resolution Sub Committee. In 2009, Penny was appointed as a sessional member of the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal (QCAT), the successor of the Guardianship and Administration Tribunal (GAAT) and Children Services Tribunals, of which she was a member. Penny was appointed to GAAT in 2002. Penny was a member of the Mental Health Review Tribunal from 2005 to 2017. Penny is a member of the LifeFlight Sunshine Coast Regional Advisory Committee.

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