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Fellow member honoured on Australia Day

Resolution Institute Fellow member Ian Bailey AM SC has been appointed a Member of the Order of Australia for significant service to the law, particularly in the area of dispute resolution in the construction industry, and to education >>

Ian was admitted to the NSW Bar in 1983 and appointed Senior Counsel in 2004, and practises as a Grade 1 arbitrator, Court appointed referee, mediator, adjudicator and expert determiner in major construction disputes, commercial arbitration and Court references in accordance with Part 20 of the NSW UCP Rules. Ian is also a Senior Member of the NSW Commercial & Administrative Tribunal. Alongside his position as Professorial Fellow of the University of Melbourne Law School, Ian has been National Vice President of the former IAMA (which integrated with LEADR as Resolution Institute), a practising architect for 10 years, and author of several leading texts on construction law in Australia.

In the Australian honours system appointments to the Order of Australia confer the highest recognition for outstanding achievement and service. The Member of the Order of Australia is awarded for service in a particular locality or field of activity or to a particular group. It is the pre-eminent way Australians recognise the achievements and service of their fellow citizens. Appointments are generally announced on Australia Day and The Queen's Birthday public holiday.