Councillors

The Councillors of CIArb Australia are elected at the Annual General Meeting of the Branch.  The current Councillors are listed below.


Headshots_CarolineCaroline Kenny QC
President
Caroline is the President of CIArb Australia.  She has 30 years' experience as a barrister, arbitrator and mediator. She has practised in Australia, New York and London. She was appointed...
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Headshots_JamesJames Healy
Vice President
James is a Vice President of CIArb Australia and Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.
Prior to joining the bar in 2010, James was a partner of a national law firm and assisted clients...
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Headshots_StephenDr Stephen Lee
Vice President
Stephen is a Vice President of CIArb Australia and Chair of the Education Committee. He is a  Barrister, Mediator and Arbitrator.  He has practised at the Queensland Bar for over 19 years. Stephen has practised as a lawyer with Morris, Fletcher & Cross in Brisbane...
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Headshots_John'John K Arthur
Company Secretary and Treasurer
John is the Company Secretary and Treasurer of CIArb Australia.  He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and ACICA and a barrister and member of the Victorian Bar of over 24 years' standing.
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Vicky PriskichDr Vicky Priskich
Company Secretary
Vicky Priskich is Company Secretary of CIArb Australia, a national councilor of CIArb Australia and the CIArb Australia State Convenor for Victoria. She practices as a barrister and arbitrator.
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Headshots_BethBeth Cubitt
National Councillor
Beth is a partner in Clyde & Co Australia’s projects and construction group, in Perth. Beth specialises in construction and engineering law with...
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Headshots_SimonSimon Davis
National Councillor
Simon is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrations, national councillor of the Australia Branch, and a barrister specialising in commercial...
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Headshots_JoJo Delaney
National Councillor
Jo Delaney is Special Counsel in the Sydney office of Baker & McKenzie. She has 15 years of experience as counsel in complex cross-border disputes based in Sydney and London...
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Julia DreostiJulia Dreosti
National Councillor
Julia Dreosti is a Principal at Lipman Karas, a specialist investigative litigation practice...

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brenda horriganBrenda Horrigan
National Councillor
Brenda is Head of International Arbitration (Australia) of Herbert Smith Freehills. Brenda specialises in international arbitration, with a particular focus on disputes involving emerging markets, and has worked from the US, Paris, Moscow, Shanghai and now Sydney.
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Kristian MaleyKristian Maley
National Councillor 
Kristian's practice focuses on resolving construction disputes on major projects across the mining, energy, and infrastructure sectors.
 
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Julia DreostiDr Shane Monks
National Councillor
Shane has practised at the Queensland Bar since January 2005. He has a predominantly commercial practice...

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Headshots_ColinProf Colin Roberts
National Councillor
Professor Roberts, who mostly lives in Perth, is a National Councillor of the CIArb Australia.

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Gordon SmithGordon Smith
National Councillor
Gordon is a barrister & solicitor, arbitrator and adjudicator. He has practised in Australia, Singapore and Hong Kong.

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Headshots_DamianDamian Sturzaker
National Councillor
Damian is a national councillor of the Australia Branch and the head of the Dispute Resolution team at Marque Lawyers, where he specialises in...
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