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 chambers in Sydney, Adelaide and Darwin.
He has conducted in excess of 1,800 mediations since 1993. He mediates disputes in all fields, including commercial disputes, insurance, building and construction matters, equity, common law, professional and product liability, and deceased estates.
Stephen also undertakes arbitrations, having been graded as Grade 1 by 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.
In addition to his ADR practice, Stephen regularly appears in superior courts across Australia in most areas of civil law, with particular emphasis on insurance, complex personal injury, civil litigation and liquor licensing matters.
Stephen was admitted in 1973 and appointed Queens Counsel in 1992. He was President of the Law Society of South Australia in 1992-1993.
Stephen is a member of the NSW Bar Association, the South Australian Bar Association and the Law Society of South Australia.