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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 and 2015-2019 as a leading Australian Insolvency and Restructuring Silk.

Anthony is an exponent of all forms of ADR and especially mediation, arbitration and expert determination.

Anthony is a highly regarded mediator with a particular expertise in the resolution of complex multi-party disputes. He is a Nationally Accredited 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 ranked by Doyles Guide to the Australian Legal Profession in 2018 and 2019 as a leading mediator and is experienced in conducting virtual or online mediations across various platforms including Zoom.

Anthony is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and registered in the Australian Register of Practising Arbitrators as a Grade 1 Arbitrator. He is regularly appointed as an arbitrator both domestically and internationally.

Anthony was ranked by Doyles Guide in 2019 as one of the country's leading arbitration Silks.

He is a Mediator and Arbitrator of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (both in the general and football lists), a member of the International Panel of Sport Resolutions (UK), a member of the DIFC-LCIA Arbitration Centre, a member of the Asian International Arbitration Centre and the Thailand Arbitration Centre, a member of the National Sports Tribunal, the Acting Racing Appeals Tribunal (NSW), a member of the Football Federation Australia (FFA) Appeals Committee, Deputy Chair of the FFA Disciplinary and Ethics Committee, a member of the FFA Dispute Resolution Chamber, Chair of the Appeals Tribunal of Football NSW, a member of the AFL NSW/ACT Appeals Board and Judiciary Counsel for the National Rugby League.

Click here to view Anthony Lo Surdo's CV.


Admitted to the Legal Profession:  

03 Jul 1987


Signed NSW Bar Roll:                                

09 Aug 1996


Signed Victorian Bar Roll:              

29 Jun 2012


Appointed Silk:                                           

06 Oct 2011


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