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Albert Monichino QC

Albert Monichino QC practises as a barrister, arbitrator and mediator, principally in Australia. He has over 25 years of experience. He is the President of the Australia branch of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (‘CIArb’), a Chartered Arbitrator, and is accredited as an advanced mediator. He took silk in 2010.

He has a general commercial litigation practice in the superior courts of Australia and in commercial arbitrations (domestic and international). Albert has acted as arbitrator or as counsel under various arbitration rules (including ICC Rules), in wide-ranging commercial disputes

He is a member of the ACICA, SIAC, IAMA, KCAB, KLRCA, SZAC and NZDRC Arbitration Panels. He is also a member of the ICC Task Forces on Financial Institutions and International Arbitration, as well as on Emergency Arbitration proceedings.

He holds the degrees of B.Ec, LLB (Hons) from Monash University, an LLM from the University of Cambridge and a Grad Dip Intell Prop Law from the University of Melbourne.

He is a Fellow of the Australian Centre for International Commercial Arbitration (‘ACICA’), CIArb, the Resolution Institute [formerly the Institute of Arbitrators and Mediators Australia (‘IAMA’)] and the Arbitrators’ and Mediators’ Institute of New Zealand (‘AMINZ’). He is graded by the Resolution Institute as a Grade 1 arbitrator.

He is an Executive Committee member (and former Vice President (Convenor)) of the Commercial Bar Association of the Victorian Bar (‘COMMBAR’) and Co-Chair of its Arbitration and ADR Section.

Mr Monichino is accredited as a Course Director and Examiner with CIArb. He has lectured and/or tutored in the CIArb Diploma Course in International Commercial Arbitration since its inception in 2006. Since June 2010 he has been the Course (or Co-Course) Director of CIArb’s Accelerated Route to Fellowship and Award Writing course. In 2014 he was the Co-Course Director of CIArb Australia’s Diploma of International Commercial Arbitration course. In 2015 he was the Co-Course Director of the inaugural CIArb Asia-Pacific Diploma Course held in Singapore. He is or has been a guest lecturer at the University of New South Wales, the University of Melbourne, and Monash University, in their Master of Laws programs.