Telephone: +61 2 9223 3181 (Sydney)
+61 3 9225 7222 (Clerk)
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Clerk: Green’s List
Anthony Lo Surdo SC was called to the NSW Bar in 1996 and was appointed as senior counsel in 2011.
He is a member of the New South Wales, Victoria and Queensland Bars specialising in ADR, banking, contract, corporations, insolvency, insurance, professional indemnity, property, and sports law. Although a general commercial Silk, he has been recognised by Doyles Guide to the Australian Legal Profession in 2011, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019 as a leading Australian Insolvency and Restructuring Silk.
Anthony is a highly regarded mediator with a particular expertise in the resolution of complex multi-party disputes. He is a Nationally Accredited (NMAS) and advanced mediator (Resolution Institute), a Fellow of Resolution Institute and a Fellow of ACICA. He is also internationally accredited as a mediator by the International Mediation Institute and the Singapore International Mediation Institute. He has been named by Doyles Guide to the Australian Legal Profession in 2018 and 2019 as a leading mediator.
Anthony is experienced in arbitrations both as counsel and as an arbitrator especially in commercial and disciplinary disputes arising in sport both domestically and internationally. He has been recognised by Doyles Guide to the Australian Legal Profession in 2019 as a leading Senior Counsel in Arbitration.
He is a Mediator and Arbitrator of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (both in the general and football lists), the Acting Racing Appeals Tribunal, NSW, an arbitrator with Sport Resolutions (UK), a member of the Football Federation Australia (FFA) Appeals Committee, a member of the FFA Disciplinary and Ethics Committee, a member of the FFA Dispute Resolution Chamber, Chair of the Appeals Tribunal of Football NSW, Member of the AFL NSW/ACT Appeals Board and Judiciary Counsel for the National Rugby League.
Admitted to the Legal Profession:
03 Jul 1987
Signed NSW Bar Roll:
09 Aug 1996
Signed Victorian Bar Roll:
29 Jun 2012
06 Oct 2011
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