Location of service: 
Nationally via digital, NSW
Services offered via digital means: 
Yes, will utilise the most efficient and effective methods available, including video conferencing such as Skype or Google Hangouts, email and offline methods.
IP Right: 
Patents, Trade marks, Designs
Nina Harding Mediation Services Pty Ltd

Mobile: 0408 447 525

Email: office@ninaharding.com


$440 per hour, $3,300 fee per day; reduced rates where an extended mediation is requested.

Mediation experience

Nina Harding has worked as a full-time mediator and facilitator for over twenty years. Nina has mediated well over two thousand disputes, including disputes involving trademarks, design and patent issues.

Nina is a member of numerous mediator panels including:

  • Defence Ombudsman Facilitator panel (interim panel, 2016 -)
  • Defence Abuse Response Taskforce accredited Facilitator (2014 - 2016)
  • Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre, General Panel of Mediators
  • NSW Workers Compensation Commission Panel Mediator (2002 - )
  • Office of the Franchise Mediation Adviser, Panel of Mediators (2002 - 2016)
  • SPAN ADR Adviser for disputes in the Telecommunications Industry (2005 – 2007)
  • Workchoices ADRAS Panel Mediator (2007 - )
  • Farm Debt Mediator (under the Farm Debt Mediation Act, 1995 - )
  • Horticulture Code Mediator (2007 – 2016)
  • For more examples of her work please see our website, www.ninaharding.com.
  • Extensive experience in the resolution of commercial and public interest disputes since 1992.

Mediation qualifications

Nina Harding is a:

  • Harvard Law School trained mediator
  • Law graduate (BSAB, 1994)
  • Master of Laws (UTS, 2005)
  • Resolution Institute Advanced Mediator (since 2002)
  • Accredited under the National Mediator Accreditation System (NMAS). 

Nina is a recognised dispute resolution expert. Former Adjunct Senior Lecturer, La Trobe University. Nina is currently a Casual lecturer at UTS teaching Dispute Resolution in Commerce (2012 - )

Nina was recently appointed Australian Film Code Conciliator,  under the Australian Film Exhibition and Distribution Code (2016 - )

Specialist experience and qualifications

Nina has undertaken numerous disputes involving IP issues, including IP rights and ownership, trademark use and infringement issues.  Nina recently mediated a dispute involving a UK based company and an Australian company in regard to a licence to produce, market and distribute a product, trademark rights and international rights.  This mediation was undertaken via email and skype.

Additional information

Accredited under the National Mediation Standard since 2008.  Currently accredited by The Resolution Institute.

Please see the National Mediator Practice Standards at www.msb.org.au.