Stephen Walsh QC practises as a mediator, arbitrator and facilitator. He has a national reputation in the area, regularly undertaking alternate dispute resolution across Australia.
He has conducted in excess of 2,000 mediations since 1993. He mediates disputes in all fields, including commercial disputes, insolvency, insurance, building and construction, equity, common law, professional and product liability, defamation, deceased estates, adminstrative law and local government.
Stephen also undertakes arbitrations and is a Grade 1 arbitrator (IAMA). He also conducts expert determinations, and has a particular interest in other novel or hybrid forms of ADR, particularly in cases of continuing commercial relationships and also outside a litigation context.
In addition to his ADR practice, Stephen has regularly appeared in superior courts across Australia in most areas of civil law.
Stephen was admitted in 1973 and appointed Queen’s Counsel in 1991 and has chambers in Sydney, Adelaide and Darwin.
Stephen is a member of the NSW Bar Association, the South Australian Bar Association and the Law Society of South Australia.