Albert Monichino QC

Albert Monichino KC


Arbitration | Arb-Med

Nationality: Australian

Area of Expertise: Building and Construction, Shareholder, Securities and Joint Venture

Legal System of Expertise: Common Law, International Law

Languages: English, Italian

B.Ec | LLB (Hons) | LLM | Grad Dip Intell Prop

Albert practises as a barrister, arbitrator and mediator. Appointed Senior Counsel in 2010, he has over 25 years of experience in commercial dispute resolution. He is a Past President of the Australian branch of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (2014-2017), a Chartered Arbitrator, and is accredited as an advanced mediator.

He has been listed by Doyles Guide 2017 – 2020 as one of Australia’s leading arbitration barristers.

Areas of Practice

He has a general commercial litigation practice in the superior Court of Australia, and also in commercial arbitrations (domestic and international). Types of matters handled include:
• construction and engineering disputes;
• financial services and investment disputes;
• contractual disputes;
• minority shareholder and joint venture disputes; and
• intellectual property disputes.

Albert’s experience as an arbitrator encompasses various sectors, including mining, construction, infrastructure and telecommunications.

Albert also appears in the superior courts in Australia in a broad range of commercial litigation matters.


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’), the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (‘CIArb’), the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators (‘SIArb’) and the Resolution Institute (formerly, the Institute of Arbitrators and Mediators Australia (‘IAMA’). He is graded by the Resolution Institute as a Grade 1 arbitrator.

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