Telephone: +61 2 9223 3181 (Sydney)
+61 3 9225 7222 (Clerk)
Mobile: 0407 015 945
Fax: +61 3 9225 8485
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 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.
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
Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation.