WIPO Domain Name Panellist & Member of the WIPO List of Neutrals MA(Cantab); MCIArb
David Levin is a member of the Victorian Bar, having obtained his university degree at Cambridge and practised as a barrister there until 1977. He has been a barrister for more than 45 years and a QC since 1997.
He is now practising solely as an arbitrator and mediator in major infrastructure construction disputes and disputes arising out of computer contracts.
When he was in active practice he was involved in many infrastructure disputes in Victoria and elsewhere in Australia involving roads (including disputes over the $2bn Melbourne Eastlink freeway development), tunnels ($2bn Melbourne Citylink Burnley tunnel litigation), power stations (Loy Yang B and Hazelwood), road and rail bridges, railways (including the Victorian Fast Train project and the West Australian Mandurah Railway project), windfarms, offshore and onshore gas and oil wells and pipelines (including a $2bn dispute relating to the incidence of Resource Rent Tax on the purchaser of gas from the Bass Strait offshore fields), major retail developments (including major developments in Melbourne and Geelong city centres) and many multi-storey office buildings. He has acted for many of the major construction, engineering design and development companies in Australia including Grocon, McConnell Dowell, Multiplex, John Holland, GLNG, and Leighton.
For many years he was a director of Barristers Chambers Ltd and he also held positions on the committee of the Victorian Society of Computers and the Law and as chair. For two years he was chair of the Victorian Bar Dispute Resolution Committee.
He is currently:
- a member of the WIPO Domain Name Disputes Panel and a WIPO Neutral;.
- a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators,
- a Grade 1 Arbitrator accredited by the Institute of Arbitrators and Mediators Australia.
Phone: +61 392 257 222
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