Greg is recognised as a leading barrister in commercial law, including international commercial arbitration, building and construction, maritime, professional indemnity and insurance law. With chambers in Sydney and London and over 30 years at the Bar, including 12 years as Senior Counsel, Greg skilfully represents clients in complex disputes, domestically and internationally.
Greg is Head of Thirteen Wentworth Selborne Chambers in Sydney and is a member of Hardwicke Chambers, Hardwicke Building New Square Lincoln’s Inn London. With an extensive network of contacts worldwide and unlimited access to facilities in his London chambers, Greg is uniquely placed to represent clients globally. His expansive international practice ensures that he provides a service that is seamless and co-ordinated.
He has postgraduate qualifications in international commercial and competition law; is entitled to practise in all Australian jurisdictions and is admitted to the New South Wales Bar and the Bar of England and Wales. Greg regularly advises and appears in a broad range of complex litigation in civil and common law jurisdictions in an extensive range of areas, including the following.
Alternative Dispute Resolution
I have appeared in numerous arbitrations and mediations in commercial, building and construction, maritime and professional negligence matters.
International Commercial and Maritime
I have advised and appeared in disputes concerning jurisdiction and cross-border legal issues and in maritime and construction cases, insolvency, sale of goods and general commercial disputes.
International Commercial Arbitrations
I have been involved in various international commercial and maritime arbitrations in the following jurisdictions. I have appeared for:
In Hong Kong
In Papua New Guinea
- infrastructure - roads; rail; bridges and ports;
- commercial high rise; and
- high and low rise residential.
- defective workmanship;
- breach of contract and statutory warranty;
- delay and liquidated damages; and
- security of payment.
Professional negligence of:
- engineers - civil; electrical; mechanical;
- quantity surveyors;
- building surveyors; and
- payment managers.
Insurers and re-insurers of risks associated with the construction and infrastructure projects, and quantum claims for:
Greg has also conducted litigation in all States of Australia and has advised and appeared in disputes concerning choice of jurisdiction, choice of law, comparative law, cross-cultural and cross-border disputes.
His international practice sees him frequently appearing in significant disputes worldwide involving private corporations and state-owned enterprises, and in international commercial arbitrations as both counsel and arbitrator in Europe, the Middle East and the Asia Pacific region. He also provides complex advice to international governments, as part of his international government practice.
With his dedication, expertise and vast experience, Greg achieves the best outcomes for his clients in the most cost effective manner.
For information regarding Greg’s areas of expertise and fees, or for a curriculum vitae, including a list of cases in which he has appeared, please contact his clerk, Paul Walker on +61 2 8915 5102.
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