Barristers and their families seeking assistance can directly contact one of the panel specialists to make an appointment for a consultation.

Members in rural and regional areas of New South Wales can contact Barcare for assistance in locating an appropriate specialist closer to home.

Career management and life coaching

Stephen Lanken

Stephen Lanken is a leading mediator with experience as a lawyer, trainer and academic in dispute resolution and conflict management. He was a commercial litigator and Managing Partner of a law firm for more than 15 years before commencing his successful ADR consulting business.

Steve is the Managing Director of Negocio Resolutions, which offers holistic conflict management services, specialising in resolving conflicts through facilitation, mediation, negotiation, consulting, and advising on ways to avoid and manage conflict positively, such as training, coaching, facilitation, and capacity building.


Suite 320/185 Elizabeth St



02 9036 0333

Dr Rosemary Howell

Dr Howell has experience as a lawyer, strategic planner and academic.

She is a member of The Dispute Group and delivers mediation, coaching, facilitation, strategic planning and training. Her clients include government and business both within Australia and overseas. See for a detailed CV.

Dr Howell has agreed to join the BarCare Panel of Specialists and will assist with life coaching and mentoring. She can assist barristers to examine their career choice and future direction.


Strategic Action
2 Crown Street


02 9380 2500