Samantha Hardy provides coaching and training in conflict management and resolution. She practises primarily in the workplace context and in the university sector.

Sam has been accredited as a mediator under the Australian National Mediation System and is a Certified Transformative Mediator by the US Institute of Conflict Transformation.  She is an Enhanced Narrative Coach Practitioner. She is an experienced conflict coach and the founder of the REAL Conflict Coaching System. She holds a PhD in Law and Conflict Resolution, as well as other postgraduate qualifications in education.

Sam is also a well known university educator, holding adjunct professorial appointments in Australia, Singapore, Hong Kong and the USA.

Sam has also published widely in conflict resolution, including her books:

  • Dispute Resolution in Australia, 3rd Ed. (2014) co-authored with David Spencer
  • Mediation for Lawyers (2010) co-authored with Olivia Rundle
  • Sex, Gender, Sexuality and the Law: Social and legal issues facing individuals, couples and families (2016) co-authored with Olivia Rundle and Damien Riggs.

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