David Smallbone

Recognition

RECENT ACCOLADES

  • 2021 Best Lawyers in Australia: in each of Construction/Infrastructure Law, International Arbitration and Litigation

  • 2020 Chambers & Partners Asia-Pacific Guide: Construction & Infrastructure: The Bar – Australia – Band 1: “very considered”, “his maturity and experience of litigation come through”, “an excellent advocate and a pleasure to work with”, “as comfortable down in the technical detail as he is up high advising on strategy” and “notable for his delicacy and diplomacy”

  • 2020 Doyle’s Guide: “Preeminent” – Australian Construction & Infrastructure Senior Counsel

  • 2020 Best Lawyers in Australia: in each of Construction/Infrastructure Law, International Arbitration and Litigation

  • 2020 Who’s Who Legal – Australia: Construction

  • 2019 Chambers & Partners Asia-Pacific Guide: Construction & Infrastructure: The Bar – Australia – Band 1:  “an excellent advocate and a pleasure to work with” and “notable for his delicacy and diplomacy”

  • 2019 Who’s Who Legal – Australia: Construction

  • 2019 Best Lawyers in Australia: in each of Construction/Infrastructure Law, International Arbitration and Litigation

  • 2019 Doyle’s Guide: “Leading” Construction and Infrastructure Senior Counsel – Australia; “Pre-eminent” – NSW

  • 2019 Chambers & Partners Asia-Pacific Guide: Construction & Infrastructure: The Bar – Australia – Band 1: “Mark Dempsey SC is widely regarded as a leading figure at the Construction Bar, regularly acting in litigation and international arbitration regarding major construction, engineering and infrastructure disputes”. A source notes he is “very good, extremely civil, courteous and very able”

  • 2018 Chambers & Partners Asia-Pacific Guide: Construction & Infrastructure – The Bar: Band 1

  • 2017 Doyle’s Guide: “Pre-eminent” Construction and Infrastructure Senior Counsel – NSW

  • 2017 Chambers & Partners Asia-Pacific Guide: Highly recommended as a leading practitioner for complex construction disputes

  • 2017 Best Lawyers in Australia: in both Construction Law and Litigation

  • 2016 Doyle’s Guide: “Leading” Construction Barrister in Australia and New South Wales

  • 2016 Chambers & Partners Asia-Pacific Guide:Highly recommended as a leading practitioner for complex construction disputes