Kerry White

Senior Consultant Family Law

Kerry has undertaken both undergraduate tertiary qualifications in Law and Post Graduate qualifications in Psychology. She is accredited to work as a Mediator and a Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner, having undertaken those post graduation qualifications through the College of Law. These dispute resolution processes are aimed at empowering parties to resolve their dispute out of Court. As a solicitor for more than 20 years Kerry is aware of the benefits to parties in their resolving disputes out of Court.

Kerry has implemented conflict resolution processes in a variety of different contexts during her professional life. Kerry reviewed and determined change of assessment applications in the Child support sector for 7 years; was a Deputy Registrar in the Family Court of Australia during which time she conducted Conciliation Conferences; as a lawyer has assisted parties to resolve parenting and property disputes utilising Collaborative Law and Mediation practices. As a senior lawyer she was involved in resolving work place disputes. She has also had experience working in the Pacific in a legal role that has informed her cross cultural skills that are important in dispute resolution work.

Qualifications and Accreditations

  • Accredited under NMAS
  • Accred. Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner (FDRP)
  • Graduate Diploma Psychology
  • Admission to practice as a solicitor in NSW (1990)
  • Lawyer of the ACT Supreme Court (admission 2005)
  • Member Family Law Section, Law Council of Australia
  • Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Laws

To contact Kerry or to make and appointment in either our Canberra or Queanbeyan office:

e: info@elringtons.com.au | p: +61 2 6206 1300