Latest News 2018-02-28T14:43:15+00:00
2605, 2020

Appelbe Mediation is volunteering with Covid 19 Mediators.

Susan Appelbe one of the volunteer mediators participating in a scheme providing free and confidential mediation service to frontline workers and first responders during the COVID-19 crisis. Our supports are intended to provide short-term strategies and agreements for the duration of the COVID-19 crisis which people may then wish to revisit through normal workplace/other channels, when time permits. Many situations may only exist in the context of these exceptional circumstances and resolve themselves as things return to normal.We work with experienced and accredited mediators who operate under the Mediators’ Institute of Ireland (MII) Code of Ethics.

Further information can be found on our website at and we can be contacted using our email at

2904, 2020

Access disputes increase during Covid ’19.

This article shows the attitude being taken by the courts to Covid ’19 being used as a way to avoid access by parents to their children. The issue of Parental Alienation is a huge concern for some  parents. For further reading on the subject please visit the news section of my website where I have information on the subject.

2904, 2020

More Mediation success eveidence from new figures relased by the Financial Services and Pensions Ombudsman.

The great success of Mediation has long been acknowledged within the Meditation community. It is great to see yet more services using Mediation to such great success in this case The Financial Services & Pension Ombudsman.

The Financial Services & Pension Ombudsman (FSPO) released figures for 2019. The figures show that 983 of the 1,399 complainants who received redress and/or compensation were resolved using Mediation.

Susan Appelbe is a trained lawyer now working solely as a Mediator. Her practice is predominately in the  in the Cork and Munster areas of Cork,  Kerry and Clare. Susan regularly Mediates in Dublin and has a wide practice area including Family Law,Property Law, Elder Mediation,Workplace Mediation and Commercial Mediation.

2904, 2020

Covid ’19 is being used as a way to incorrectly separate children from their parents this in the more extreme form is known as Parental Alienation

Parental alienation is explained in this article on the subject. The ways in which Covid ’19 is being used to avoid parent having correct or any access to children are many and varied. This is a worrying trend.

2904, 2020

The Mediator’s Institute of Ireland releases a useful leaflet with tips for household Mediators during Covid 19

Susan is from Bandon in West Cork, so while Appelbe Mediation provide Mediation services Nationwide much of the  Mediation  business is from Cork and in particular the West Cork areas of Bandon, Dunmanway, Clonaklity, Skibbereen and on  the Beara peninsula and Castletownbere.

Prior to her work as a Mediator, Susan worked in P.J. O’ Driscolls Solicitors who had a practice in Bandon and Kenmare Co. Kerry and frequently worked from the Kenmare  office and hence does work in the Kerry area but in particular in Kenmare, Killarney and Tralee.

Susan attended Trinity College Dublin, and the Law Society of Ireland in Blackhall Place in Dublin . She is regularly in Dublin for business and has many contacts in the Dublin area.

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Appelbe Mediation provide a Nationwide Service.