David Smallbone

Credentials

ADMISSIONS TO PRACTICE

  • 1990  Admitted to New South Wales Bar, Australia
  • 1988  Admitted as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of New South Wales
  • 2024 Fully Registered Foreign Lawyer, Singapore International Commercial Court.
  • Mr Smallbone has also held case specific ad hoc admissions in Fiji and the Solomon Islands.

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • 2022 Fellow, Australian Centre for International Commercial Arbitration (FACICA)
  • 2017  Fellow, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb)
  • 2016  CIArb Asia Pacific Diploma in International Arbitration
  • 1988  Bachelor of Arts & Laws: Macquarie University

PRACTICE AREAS

  • Contractual and Commercial Disputes
  • Trade Practices
  • Corporations Law and Partnerships
  • Insolvency
  • Equity, Trusts and Estates
  • Private International Law and Foreign Judgments
  • Arbitration and Mediation (Domestic and International)
  • Real Property, Sale of Land and Lease Disputes
  • Finance, Investment and Trade
  • Infrastructure, Building and Construction

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • 1990  to present: Barrister, Frederick Jordan Chambers, Sydney, Australia
  • 1989  Associate to Deputy President BJ McMahon, Administrative Appeals Tribunal

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND APPOINTMENTS

  • Fellow, Australian Centre for International Commercial Arbitration (FACICA)
  • Fellow, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb)
  • Member, International Council for Commercial Arbitration (ICCA)
  • Mediator, Qianhai International Commercial Mediation Centre
  • Member, Energy and Resources Law Association
  • Bar Councillor, New South Wales Bar Association (2011 – 2012)
  • Member, New South Wales Bar Association
  • Member, International Bar Association (IBA)
  • Member, Asian Australian Lawyers Association
  • Member, Hong Kong Australia Business Association