Clare Carnell

NMAS Mediator

Clare Carnell is a NMAS Mediator located in Canberra,  Australian Capital Territory.

Clare Carnell


Clare is a barrister, academic and mediator with broad experience and a passion for the law. Clare’s particular areas of strength are in mediation; administrative law, family law; commercial law/contracts and succession. Clare has been lecturing at the Australian National University since 2012.

Clare Carnell

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Phone Number:

0407 300 478



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Australian National University

  • Bachelor of Laws, LLB (2008)
  • Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice (2009)
  • Master of Laws (Legal Practice), LLM (2014)


  • NSW Bar Exams, admitted as a Barrister (2010)
  • Blackburn Chambers (2010 – 2015)
  • 15 Wardell Chambers (2015 -)


  • London School of Mediation
     Mediation Accreditation (2013-2014)  Advanced Mediator (2014)
  • Australian Mediation Institute
     Nationally Accredited Mediator NMAS (2021)

Other employment & outreach activities

Capital Monitor, Federal Press Gallery, ACT

  • Sub-editor; Supervisor, Managing Sub-editor and (Temp) Office Manager (2002 – 2009)

Parliament House Legacy Australia / Australian Institute of Professional Intelligence Officers (AIPIO)

  • National Security Conference 2009, Chair, International Panel on White Collar Crime: “The Enemy Within”.

Civil Liberties Australia (CLA)

  • Member and contributor (2005 – 2009)
  • Media Spokesperson (2006 – 2008)
  • Author, Submission to ACT Government on proposed legislation: Consenting to Medical Treatment (2007)\

Australian Security Medals Foundation (ASMF)

  • Founding Board Member, Education & Scholarship Convenor, Legal Advisor (2009 – 2016) – see www.asmf.net

Society of St Vincent de Paul

  • Instigated and co-managed a fundraising regime to sustain St Vincent de Paul’s Canberra youth program (2005 – 2010)

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Clare Carnell

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