Thomas John ACIArb

E‐mail: [email protected]
Languages: English, German, French, Dutch

  • Education
  • Work Experience
  • Graduate Diploma in International Commercial and Sports Arbitration, University of Queensland , Brisbane, AUS (2002-2003).
  • Associate Member in Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, London, UK (2002).
  • Barrister at Law (Bar Practicing Certificate), Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, AUS (2005 – 2011).
  • Bachelor of Laws (LLB), University of Queensland, Brisbane, AUS (1998 – 2000).
  • First Judicial State Exam (Erstes Juristisches Staatsexamen), University of Konstanz, Konstanz- GER (1993 – 1997).
  • Banker’s Certificate (Bankkaufmann), Chamber of Industry and Commerce, Bonn, GER (1989 – 1993).
  • Partner, Barrister, International Legal Consultant at Grotius Chambers, The Hague, NL.
  • Attaché to the Secretary-General Principal Legal Officer, at the Hague Conference on private International Law, The Hague, NL (2014-220).
  • Head of Private International Law/ Commercial Arbitration Unit of the Australian Attorney-General’s Department, Canberra, AUS (2010-2013).
  • (Deputy) Head of Secretariat of the National Alternative Dispute Resolution Advisory Council (NADRAC), Canberra, AUS (2008-2020).
  • Senior Counsel at Office of Constitutional Law of the Australian Attorney-General’s Department, Canberra, AUS (2007-2008).
  • Counsel at Constitutional Litigation Unit of the Australian Government Solicitor, Canberra, AUS (2007).