Join our panel


To join CD Direct you must meet the CD Direct accreditation criteria and complete the relevant application form. To maintain membership panellists must continue to comply with the accreditation criteria and meet the requirements for Continuous Professional Development.

CD Direct promotes panellists on the website along with contact details, bio and experience by industry and type of dispute, and in this way:

  • promotes visiblility for direct appointments, and
  • for appointment by arrangement through CD Direct (T&C's apply)

In addition, CD Direct panellists are eligible for:

  • Free professional indemnity insurance cover when you undertake activities in respect of Conflict Dynamics' appointments.
  • Free attendance at Mediator Meetings. These are held a number of times each year, at least twice in Johannesburg and Cape Town, and occasionally in Durban. Each meeting is two hours long, followed by an opportunity for networking over drinks.
  • By arrangement, two free 30-minute pre-mediation coaching or post-mediation debrief sessions per annum with a Conflict Dynamics Director.

The Conflict Dynamics' CD Direct panel has been accredited by the Dispute Settlement Accreditation Council (DiSAC) as a mediation service provider. CD Direct registers panel members with DiSAC for individual mediator accreditation.

To join CD Direct, please contact Craig Hulscher via email or call him on 011 669 9578.