Damian Sturzaker

Damian SturzakerNational Councillor

Dip. Law (S.A.B) Sydney University
Dip. Private International Law

Damian is one of the longest serving national councillors of the Australia Branch and the head of the Dispute Resolution team at Marque Lawyers, where he specialises in international arbitration.

Damian has over 30 years’ experience as a commercial litigator with specialist expertise in the areas of international arbitration and cross border dispute resolution.  He has run international arbitrations in London, New Zealand, Hong Kong and Singapore.

He is recognised as one of Australia’s leading lawyers in the field of Dispute Resolution by Legal 500Best Lawyers and the Chambers Global and Asia Pacific Guides.

Damian has worked for major law firms in Australia, United Kingdom, Sweden, Denmark and Finland. He was awarded the Diploma of Private International Law by the Hague Academy of International Law in 1998, an honour obtained by only six other Australians.

Damian is a past President of the Australian branch of the International Law Association and is the branch’s representative on the international committee on International Arbitration. He is also an Australian representative for the World Bank Doing Business survey and the Australian reporter for Kluwer Arbitration.

He is a visiting professorial fellow in international arbitration at UNSW law school and has lectured at the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators Diploma Course as well as co-presenting the Accelerated Route to Fellowship course.

P: +61 2 8216 3066
E: damians@marquelawyers.com.au