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Greg Laughton SC
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As a highly sought after alternative dispute resolution practitioner, Greg is regularly appointed mediator in a wide range of international and domestic disputes. He assists parties to identify and narrow the issues in dispute, facilitates discussion focussed on mutually beneficial outcomes, and actively assists in resolving disputes in a cost efficient, cost effective and confidential manner.

Greg is an accredited mediator under the Australian National Mediator Accreditation Standards and is a court-appointed mediator by the Supreme and District Courts of New South Wales.

He regularly appears as counsel in mediations and is appointed mediator across a broad range of areas, including the following.

  • Building and Construction (including Security for Payment)
  • Commercial
  • Confidential Information
  • Family provision and Family Law Property disputes
  • Insurance Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • Legal Professional Privilege
  • Professional Negligence
  • Personal Injury
  • Sale of Goods

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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