Steve Lancken


Steve Lancken leading mediator and Alternative Dispute Resolution consultant at Resolve Advisors


Steve Lancken is one of Australia’s leading mediators and ADR professionals. He is on a number of pre-eminent dispute panels and from 2008 to 2013 Steve served on the National Alternative Dispute Resolution Advisory Council (NADRAC) appointed by the Attorney General of Australia, the Honourable Robert McClelland MP. He uses his experience for training in mediation, negotiation, communication and conflict management.

Steve has facilitated over 2,000 conferences and meetings in areas as diverse as health, injury and abuse, insurance, native title, sports, wills and estates, rural issues, industrial relations and community consultation. Steve’s articles regularly appear in publications such as The Australian, the Law Society Journal, Lawyers Weekly and academic journals and newsletters.

He has augmented his professional consulting with teaching at Sydney University, Australian Graduate School of Management (AGSM), College of Law, Marcus Evans Asia, and University of Technology Sydney. Steve has delivered training programs for organisations such as QANTAS, Pacific Brands, Australia Post, Legal Aid and EPA Victoria.

Steve runs Negocio Resolutions which provides mediation and conflict resolution services and consultancy.

Steve is also a consultant to Elker, an anonymous reporting platform.

Areas of expertise

  • Workplace dispute resolution
  • Mediation
  • Arbitration