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Greg Laughton SC
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A well regarded arbitrator, Greg was awarded “Australian Arbitration Barrister of the Year” in the Lawyer Monthly Legal Awards in 2015. Maintaining an expansive domestic and international arbitration practice, Greg is briefed as both arbitrator and counsel in commercial arbitrations in a wide range of jurisdictions spanning continental Europe, the Middle East and the Asia Pacific Region.

Greg regularly appears in domestic and international commercial arbitrations in Sydney, London, Hong Kong, Singapore, Dubai and Frankfurt. He has particular expertise in commercial, maritime and building and construction disputes and has advised and appeared in disputes concerning cross-border legal issues and international investment disputes. Greg has also appeared as sole arbitrator in matters concerning international contracts, sale of goods, confidential information, legal professional privilege and intellectual property.

Greg is also a Fellow of the Australian Centre for International Commercial Arbitration (ACICA).

He is a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, and a BarADR approved arbitrator by the NSW Bar Association. A Course Director and Speaker of an Advocacy in International Workshop series run by ACICA.

Directory recommendations

Recognition for work in Product Liability Litigation “The Best Lawyers in Australia” Journal

Appointments

  • Admitted to the Bar of England and Wales – 2015
  • Appointed Senior Counsel (and entitled to practise in all Australian jurisdictions) – 2003
  • Admitted to the Bar of New South Wales – 1982

Professional qualifications

  • Master of Laws (International Business and Economic Law): University of New South Wales – 2008
  • Diploma in International Commercial Arbitration: University of New South Wales – 2007
  • Professional Certificate in Arbitration: University of Adelaide – 2006
  • Diploma of Law: Legal Practitioners Admission Board – University of Sydney – 1982

Professional memberships & appointments

  • Chairman and Head of Chambers – Thirteen Wentworth Selborne Chambers, Sydney
  • Consultant to Hardwicke Chambers – London
  • Fellow – Australian Centre for International Commercial Arbitration (ACICA)
  • BarADR Approved Arbitrator – New South Wales Bar Association
  • Member – Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
  • Graded Arbitrator – Institute of Arbitrators & Mediators Australia
  • Accredited Mediator – Australian National Mediator Accreditation Standards
  • Registered Mediator – Civil Mediation Council (CMC) (UK)
  • Court-Appointed Mediator – Supreme and District Courts of New South Wales
  • Member – Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR)

Speaking engagements & articles/practice notes

  • Shareholders Rights – seminar conducted for New South Wales solicitor
  • Expert Evidence – seminar conducted for New South Wales solicitors
  • Drafting Dispute Resolution Clauses – seminar conducted for New South Wales solicitors

Academia

  • Teacher – Australian Bar Association International Faculty to Bangladesh: since 2005
  • Director – New South Wales Bar Practice Course: 1999 to 2001
  • Teacher – Australian Advocacy Institute
  • Teacher – New South Wales Bar Association
  • Teacher – Advocacy – Australian Centre for Commercial Arbitration (ACICA)

Qualifications

  • Admitted to the Bar of England and Wales – 2015
  • Appointed Senior Counsel (and entitled to practise in all Australian jurisdictions) – 2003
  • Admitted to the Bar of New South Wales – 1982
  • Master of Laws (International Business and Economic Law): University of New South Wales – 2008
  • Diploma in International Commercial Arbitration: University of New South Wales – 2007
  • Professional Certificate in Arbitration: University of Adelaide – 2006
  • Diploma of Law: Legal Practitioners Admission Board – University of Sydney – 1982
  • Chairman and Head of Chambers – Thirteen Wentworth Selborne Chambers, Sydney
  • Consultant to Hardwicke Chambers – London
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