Arbitration & ADR Officebearers
Albert Monichino QC, Co-Chair
Senior Counsel with over 20 years experience in general commercial dispute resolution. Appearing as counsel in commercial matters in courts of superior jurisdiction, arbitrations (domestic and international) and mediations. Also, acts as an arbitrator and mediator in a broad range of commercial matters. He is the President and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators Australian Branch (‘CIArb’), a Fellow of the Australian Centre of International Commercial Arbitration (‘ACICA’) and a Fellow of the Institute of Arbitrators and Mediators Australia (‘IAMA’). He is a Grade 1 arbitrator and is accredited as an advanced mediator.
Martin Scott QC, Co-Chair
Barrister with 20 years experience in dispute resolution in a wide range of commercial fields. ADR experience includes expert determination, arbitration (including expedited arbitration), mediation and Security of Payment Act adjudication. He has appeared for and advised listed public companies and private companies, arbitrators, foreign companies, international joint ventures, state and federal governments and their agencies, and regulators in a range of commercial matters including Corporations Act matters, maritime claims, and construction and infrastructure disputes.
Adam Rollnik, Secretary
Adam appears regularly in all Victorian State Courts, the Federal Court and VCAT in connection with various commercial disputes. Adam has particular experience in the areas of arbitration, building and construction, corporations, legal professional privilege, employment law, bankruptcy and insolvency, retail tenancy, misleading conduct, tort, contract, and franchising disputes.
Daniel Bongiorno, Monitor
Daniel practises in administrative, civil and commercial law. Before signing the Bar Roll, he practised at the London office of the New York firm, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, in commercial and investment treaty arbitrations in the International Chamber of Commerce, London Court of International Arbitration and Stockholm Chamber of Commerce. Daniel is also admitted as an attorney in New York and to the roll of solicitors in England & Wales (non-practising). In his postgraduate studies, at Georgetown University in Washington DC, he was awarded the Thomas Bradbury Chetwood, SJ, prize for the most distinguished academic performance leading to a Master of Laws Degree (General Studies).
Andrew Barraclough, Monitor
Before coming to the Bar, Andrew was a Senior Associate at Allens where he worked in the Competition and Commercial Litigation groups.
He advised clients on competition, consumer protection and access matters, including ACCC investigations and merger clearances, and worked on range of complex disputes.
Eugenia Levine, Monitor
Eugenia Levine is experienced in general commercial litigation and has particular expertise in international commercial and investment arbitration. Prior to joining the Bar, Eugenia worked in London as an Associate in the dispute resolution group of the firm White & Case LLP, where she represented clients in substantial multi-jurisdictional litigation and a range of arbitrations under the ICC, LCIA and other rules. Eugenia’s recent experience at the Bar also includes acting as a Legal Assistant to an ICSID international arbitration tribunal chaired by Dr Gavan Griffith AO QC.