1 MLAANZ Panel of Arbitrators Geoffrey Brodie Level 8, Price Waterhouse Cooper Centre 118 Armagh Street Christchurch New Zealand Ph: Fax: Areas: Charter Party, Bill of Lading, Towage, Salvage and Collision, Marine Insurance, Ship Operating Contracts, Small Boats and Pleasure Craft and Mediation. Mark Crameri PO Box 699 Newcastle NSW 2300 Ph: (02) Fax: (02) Practising as a maritime lawyer for 20 years, with an emphasis on collision, pollution and personal injury. Accredited as an arbitrator by the District Court of New South Wales and as an early neutral evaluator by the Supreme Court of New South Wales. Accredited by LEADR as a Mediator. Areas: Charter Party, Bill of Lading, Towage, Salvage and Collision, Marine Insurance, and Mediation Dr Damian J Cremean C/- List P Owen Dixon Chambers West 525 Lonsdale Street Melbourne Vic 3000 Ph: Fax: (03) PhD, LLB(Hons), Barrister-at-Law. Experience as adjudicator and Admiralty Registrar of the Federal Court. Elected fellow of ACICA. Publications: Admiralty Jurisdiction and Halsbury s Laws of Australia Maritime Law. Formerly Deputy President of the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal and Deputy Registrar of the Federal Court. Areas: Charter Party, Bill of Lading, Shipbuilding Contracts, Towage, Salvage and Collision, Marine Insurance, Ship Operating Contracts and Mediation. Paul David PO Box 4472 Shortland Street Auckland New Zealand Ph: Fax: BA (Hons), LLM (Cantab). Practises as a barrister at Eldon Chambers, Auckland. Over 25 years experience in maritime and trade matters, appearing as counsel in many major maritime cases, in courts in New Zealand and Australia and in arbitration. Author of Halsbury Laws of New Zealand: Admiralty Law, chapter on Marine Pollution in Environmental and Resource Management Law. Member of panel of arbitrators of AMINZ and MLAANZ for over 10 years. Regularly accepts appointments as arbitrator
2 AA de Fina 55 Capella Crescent Moorabbin VIC 3189 Ph: (03) Fax: (03) years experience as arbitrator. Over 300 domestic and international cases. Over 200 papers, articles and writings on engineering, ship design and performance, and arbitration law. Referee in Supreme Court, Courts of NSW and Victoria. Member Standards Association of Australia Small Boats Committee. Areas: Shipbuilding Contracts, Fishing, Small Boats and Professor Sarah Derrington Faculty of Business Economics and Law Ph: (07) Fax: (07) University of Queensland 4072 Sarah Derrington is a Professor of Law at the University of Queensland, Associate Dean of the Faculty of Business, Economics & Law, and Director of the Marine and Shipping Law Unit within the T C Beirne School of Law. She has published in leading international journals in the field of marine insurance and carriage of goods by sea and, with James M Turner of the English Bar, has recently co-authored The Law & Practice of Admiralty Matters (OUP, 2007). She holds the positions of Australian Vice-President of the Maritime Law Association of Australia and New Zealand, Vice-Chairman of the Australian Maritime & Transport Arbitration Commission, is a member of the Commonwealth s Admiralty Rules Committee and is a Door Tenant of Quadrant Chambers in London. Professor Derrington continues to practise at the private Bar, exclusively in shipping law. She is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and a Supporting Member of the LMAA. Areas: Charter Party, Bill of Lading, Import/Export, Towage, Salvage and Collision, Marine Insurance, Finance, Small Boats and Pleasure Craft and Mediation. Geoff Farnsworth Macpherson & Kelley Lawyers Level Pitt Street, Sydney NSW 2000 GPO Box 2731 Sydney 2001 Ph: (02) Fax: (02) Areas: Charter Party, Bill of Lading, Import/Export, Shipbuilding Contracts, Towage, Marine Insurance, Finance, Ship Operating Contracts and Mediation. David Goodwin c/- Neptune Orient Lines Ltd 456 Alexandra Road Singapore Ph: (Mobile) Fax: and Collision, Marine Insurance, Finance and Ship Operating Contracts.
3 Matthew Harvey Owen Dixon Chambers West 525 Lonsdale Street Melbourne VIC 3000 Ph: (03) Fax: (03) BA(Hons), LLM, Barrister. Admitted to practice Grade 3 Arbitrator, Institute of Arbitrators and Mediators Australia. Appears in and advises as to maritime disputes in the Court of Appeal, Supreme Court, Federal Court, and International and Domestic Arbitration. Areas: Charter Party, Bill of Lading, Import/Export, Marine Insurance, Finance, and Mediation. Frazer Hunt C/- Piper Alderman Level 23, 1 Farrer Place Sydney NSW 2000 Ph: (02) Fax: (02) I am a B Com/LLB (Uni NSW 1983), Notary Public and an Accredited Specialist, Commercial Litigation. I was a member of the advisory committee to the Australian Law Reform Commission in its review of the Marine Insurance Act 1909, listed in the Who's Who of Shipping & Maritime Lawyers 2007 and I am recognised as a "leading individual" in transport law in the Asia Pacific Legal /2008. I am the author of the section on arrest of vessels in Australia in the Maritime Law Handbook. and Collision, Fishing, Marine Insurance, Ship Operating Contracts, Small Boats and Pleasure Craft, and Mediation. Peter Klausen 4 Danbury Drive Legana TAS Ph: (03) Fax: (03) Professional seafarer with twelve years in command, approximately eight hundred pilotage movements as exempt master in most of the ports on the East coast of Australia and the South Pacific Islands. Four years experience in Antarctic research and supply. Qualified lawyer (N.S.W Law Extension committee) and Fellow of the institute of Chartered Shipbrokers with ten years experience in senior management in shipping and commodity trading. Present position lecturing in Maritime Business and Law at The Australian Maritime College Areas: Charter Parties, Pilotage, Shipboard practices, Marine Insurance, and Mediation John Levingston Level Macquarie Street Sydney NSW 2000 Ph: (02) Fax: (02) Practising in Admiralty and commercial law since 1982 with emphasis on international trade and transport; appointed as Adjunct Professor of Law (Canberra) and Conjoint Professor of Law (Newcastle); appointed as Arbitrator and Mediator on NSW Court panels since 2003; accredited Mediator on numerous commercial panels.
4 David K S Lim JP (Qual.) 10 Chianti Avenue Mermaid Waters Gold Coast, Brisbane QLD 4218 Languages: English and Chinese. Ph: (07) Ph: (07) (A/H) Over 40 years of maritime industry experience (both public & private sectors), not least as: Asst. Port Officer, Ag. Marine Officer (Nautical), Nautical Surveyor, Expert Witness to shipping cases, Shipping Casualties Investigator, Borneo HC appointed Admiralty Appraiser and ad hoc Maritime Arbitrator (in overseas) on documents. Member of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers UK , Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Transport UK , and Supporting Member of the London Maritime Arbitrators Association (LMAA) since Areas: Charter Parties, Bill of Lading, Ship Building/Repairing/Operating/Sale & Purchase Contracts, Collision/Salvage/Towage Contracts, Import/Export, Marine Insurance/GA. Derek Luxford C/- Hicksons Lawyers Level 32, 2 Park Street, Sydney NSW 2000 Ph: (02) Fax: (02) Mob: Admitted to practice in 1976, practising in maritime, transport and trade law since 1978 in London (Constant and Constant ), Sydney (Phillips Fox 1983 to 2004 and Hicksons 2004 and continuing) in all areas. Derek is regularly listed as a prominent maritime lawyer in publications such as Who s Who Legal. Areas: Charter Party, bills of lading/coa, ship building and ship repair contracts, ship sale and purchase, marine insurance, towage, ship operating contracts, terminal and stevedore contracts, logistics provision contracts, import/export, salvage and collision, ship finance, trade finance, small boats and pleasure craft. Peter McQueen 60 Alt Street Queens Park NSW 2022 Australia Ph: Fax: (02) www. petermcqueen.com Qualified arbitrator, Fellow of Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Inaugural Chair of AMTAC, Director and Fellow of ACICA, Supporting Member of LMAA and accredited mediator. Admitted as a solicitor in 1975 and practised maritime, trade and transport law for over 30 years in London (Richards Butler), Sydney (Ebsworth & Ebsworth and Blake Dawson) and Perth (Jackson McDonald). Areas: Bill of Lading, Charter Party, Import/Export, Marine Insurance, Salvage and Collision, Shipbuilding Contracts, Ship Operating Contracts, Towage and Mediation.
5 Anne-Laurence Michel BP Fare Tony Papeete Tahiti French Polynesia Ph: Fax: Practising in French and International maritime law for 20 years with an experience in a maritime lawyer s office in Paris with emphasis on charter-party, carriage of goods by sea, pollution, arrest, mortgage and in Tahiti (French Polynesia) on collision, groundings, salvage, insurance. Member of the Maritime law Association of France. Areas: Charter Party, Bill of Lading, Shipbuilding Contracts, Towage, Salvage and Collision, Fishing, Marine Insurance, and French Maritime Law. Peter Murrell GPO Box 2247 Brisbane QLD 4001 Ph: (07) Fax: (07) Practising as a maritime lawyer for 37 years during which time I have principally acted for Marine Insurers with an emphasis on marine hull and marine legal liability work and also for ship and boat builders in all manner of ship construction disputes. It has been as a result of my involvement with the latter work that I have principally been involved in arbitration work. I am a Fellow of the Institute of Arbitrators and Mediators Australia and have been for at least the last 15 years. Areas: Shipbuilding Contracts, Marine Insurance, Ship Operating Contracts, Small Boats and Chris Quennell PO Box Dubai UAE Ph: Fax: Partner, Holman Fenwick Willan. Practices primarily in the areas of international shipping (cargo claims, charter party disputes, groundings and collisions, marine pollution prosecutions and ship arrest) and international trade (long and short term contracts for the supply, transportation, sale and purchase, and storage of bulk products). Areas: Charter Party, Bill of Lading, Import/Export, Towage, Salvage and Collision, Marine Insurance, Ship Operating Contracts, Small Boats and Ron Salter C/- DLA Phillips Fox 140 William Street Melbourne VIC 3000 Ph: (03) Fax: (03) Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and Chartered Arbitrator, accredited as a grade 1 arbitrator by Institute of Arbitrators & Mediators Australia, member of International Maritime Conciliation & Mediation Panel, listed in the Euromoney Guide to the World s Leading Experts in Commercial Arbitration, and over 40 years practice in maritime and transport law.
6 Pat Saraceni C/- Mallesons Stephen Jaques Level St George s Terrace Perth WA Ph: (08) Fax: (08) Special Counsel at Mallesons Stephen Jaques, Perth office. Experienced in a wide range of commercial shipping and maritime matters, including charter party disputes, cargo claims, insurance disputes, letters of credit, collisions, salvage and general average, ship building, ship repair and conversion contracts, off-shore oil and gas and commercial shipping matters generally. Areas: Charter Party, Bill of Lading, Shipbuilding Contracts, Towage, Salvage and Collision, Marine Insurance, Ship Operating Contracts, and Mediation. Robert Clive Springall C/- Holman Fenwick & Willan Level 39, 600 Bourke Street Melbourne VIC 3000 Ph: (03) Fax: (03) Admitted to practice in 1977, Associate in the High Court of Australia. Practised maritime law for 28 years in both London (Richards Butler) and Melbourne (Middletons). Joined Holman Fenwick Willan s Melbourne office as one of the founding partners since Experience covers P & I insurance, admiralty, bills of lading, charter parties and other carriage contracts, sale of goods, letters of credit and commercial shipping and agency issues. and Collision, and Ship Operating Contracts. Alan J Thambiayah 4 Marimba Crescent City Beach Perth WA 6015 Ph: (618) Fax: (618) Alan was called to the Singapore Bar in 1975 and admitted to practise in Western Australia and the Australian Federal Court in He practised as a specialist maritime and insurance litigator for more than 20 years. In 2006 he commenced practice as a professional arbitrator. Alan s arbitration experience began in the late 1980s. Since then he has been appointed as arbitrator in more than 130 disputes sitting in Singapore, Paris, Hong Kong, London, Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok, Karachi, Kolkata, Mumbai and Delhi with total sums claimed in excess of US$2.5 billion. These include appointments in several maritime (including charterparty and shipbuilding) disputes in ad hoc and institutional (LMAA, SIAC & SCMA) arbitrations. Alan is on the panel of arbitrators of various regional arbitration institutions including ACICA, APRAG, Kuala Lumpur RCA, Korean Commercial Arbitration Board, SCMA and SIAC. Areas: Charter Party, Import/Export, Shipbuilding Contracts.
7 Michael Thompson SC C/- List S 205 William Street Melbourne VIC 3000 Ph: (03) Fax: (03) Practising as a maritime and insurance lawyer since Practising as a barrister, at the Victorian Bar, since Appointed Senior Counsel in Has appeared in numerous arbitrations, both as counsel and as arbitrator. Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. Supporting Member of the London Maritime Arbitrators Association. Anton Trichardt Lonsdale Chambers 530 Lonsdale Street Melbourne Vic 3000 Ph: (03) Fax: (03) Areas: Charter Party, Bill of Lading, Import/Export, Shipping Contracts, Towage, Salvage and Collision, Finance and Mediation. Alfred Beresford Willings 73B Killeaton Street St Ives NSW 2075 Ph: (02) Fax: (02) Areas: Charter Party, Bill of Lading, and Ship Operating Contracts. Dr Bruno Zeller PO Box Melbourne VIC 8001 Ph: (03) Fax: (03) Cert. Bus. Mgt. (Switzerland), B.Com (Melb), B.Ed (Melb), M.Int l Law (Deakin), PhD in Law (Melb), Fellow of the Australian Institute for Commercial Arbitration. Areas: Charter Party, Bill of Lading, Import/Export, and Mediation.