About my services
Barrister at Law since 1995. Member Bar Associations Qld & NSW. Admitted in Qld; NSW; Vic; ACT; England and Wales (The Honourable Society of the Middle Temple); and New York (Attorney at Law). Mediated or appeared for parties in numerous mediations as well as appearing for parties as Counsel in all Courts including 17 appearances in the High Court of Australia. Practice areas include general commercial litigation, contract, equity, remedies, trusts & estates, banking & finance, insolvency, professional negligence, public law, ADR.
Experience and qualifications
Doctorate in Law (JSD) Columbia University NY; BCL (Oxford); LLB/BA (UQ); DipICArb (CIArb); FCIArb; MIAMA.
Other ADR Experience
In 2013, I graduated with the internationally recognised Diploma in International Commercial Arbitration from the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (through the London & Singapore branches). In 2014, I was admitted as a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, and I was elected a Director of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (Australia) Ltd as well as State Convenor for Queensland. Arbitrator on Reserve Panel SIAC
As mediator, have mediated disputes ranging from industrial/employment law, partnership law, disputes between artist and a promoter, between manager and hotel proprietor, and between financiers and borrowers including Farm Debt scheme disputes. I have also appeared as Counsel in many mediations of a broad and varied nature, from general commercial, to trusts and estates, to constitutional law, building and construction, to two large stockbrokers' negligence cases.
(1995) 32 Colum.J.Transnat.Law 607; (1997) 26 Anglo-American Law Rev. 273; (1997) 71:8 ALJ 602; (1998) 20 UQLJ 1; (2002) 26:1 Melb U. Law Rev. 192; (2013) Proctor, Vol 33: Nos 5 & 6
Doctorate in Law (JSD) Columbia University NY; BCL (Oxford); LLB (Hons)/BA (UQ); DipICArb (CIArb); FCIArb. Barrister-at-Law Qld since 1995. Barrister-at-Law England and Wales 2015. Attorney-at-Law, New York 1994.