NICO RAUNBENHEIMER spent 25 years as detective in the South African Police Service and forensic investigator with the Road Accident Fund. He obtained his National Diploma in Policing from then Technikon SA in 1998 and his LLB degree from UNISA in 2008 and was enrolled as advocate of the High Court of South Africa. Realising that the adversarial system of law in South Africa holds many negatives and that Alternative Dispute Resolution holds better advantages for all parties concerned in a dispute, Nico completed Mediation and Arbitration Training with ADR Network SA and is now focusing his practice on Alternative Dispute Resolution.

He is based in Gauteng and is a trained, accredited and currently registered panel mediator of ADR Network SA. You can contact him on