BEc; LLB (Hons); LLM(Cambridge); Grad Dip Intell Prop Law; C.Arb
Albert practises as a barrister, arbitrator and mediator. He has over 25 years of
experience. He is the President of the Australian Branch of the Chartered Institute of
Arbitrators (CIArb), a Chartered Arbitrator, and is accredited by the Victorian Bar as
an advanced Mediator. He took silk in 2010.
He has a general commercial litigation practice in the Supreme and Federal Courts
in Australia, and also in commercial arbitrations (domestic and international).
He has substantial experience in construction, engineering and transport logistic
disputes, including acting as senior junior counsel for Fluor in the Fluor v Anaconda
arbitration, 2001 – 2003, involving claims exceeding $A1 billion.
He holds the degrees of BEc, LLB (Hons) from Monash University, an LLM from the
University of Cambridge and a Grad Dip Intell Prop Law from the University of
He is a former Vice President (Convenor)) of
the Commercial Bar Association of the Victorian Bar (COMMBAR) and Co-Chair of
its Arbitration and ADR Section. He also a member of the ACICA, SIAC, KCAB,
KLRCA, NZDRC and SZAC arbitration panels.
He has substantial experience as arbitrator arbitrating under various rules, including
the ICC Rules.
Albert was the Co-Course Director of the CIArb Diploma Course in International
Commercial Arbitration held in Sydney in April 2015 and Singapore in August 2016. He is a Guest lecturer at
Monash and Melbourne Universities in their Master of Laws programs. He has
published and presented widely in the areas of commercial and construction law,
arbitration and ADR, including:
“Arbitration Downunder: Two Steps Forward, One Step Back” [Samsung v Duro]
(2016) Australian Construction Law Newsletter
“Pathological Arbitration Clauses Revisited: Gallaway Cook Allan v Carr” (April 2015)
Asian Dispute Review
- “Termination for Convenience: Good Faith and Other Possible Restrictions” (March
2015) Building and Construction Law Journal
- “Adjudicators: beware of natural justice”, (2014) Australian Construction Law Bulletin
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