Arbitration & Mediation


Our team has four Accredited Adjudicators – including two practicing as Registered Adjudicators – and regularly represent public and significant private companies in the arbitration of disputes.

Our experience includes acting in commercial arbitrations in Australia, Europe, and Asia under the rules of all major institutions (including the ICC).

We have also acted in expedited (fast-track) and documents-only arbitrations where applicable, in accordance with their discrete processes. Our clients include developers, main contractors, principals, sub-contractors and construction insurers, along with a broad range of construction professionals including engineers, architects and surveyors.

Our services include:

  • Advice on the arbitration process and other available ADR options
  • Drafting binding and effective arbitration clauses
  • Choice of institution rules and seat of arbitration
  • Application of the International Arbitration Act 1974 (Cth), Australian State Commercial Arbitration Acts and other systems based on the UNCITRAL Model Law
  • Appointment of Arbitrator(s) and scope of dispute
  • Collation of evidence and engagement of expert witnesses
  • Domestic and international enforcement of arbitration awards

The team