Arbitration | Mediation
Nationality: Australian, Dutch
Area of Expertise: Building and Construction, Energy, Insurance, Mining, Oil and Gas, Property and Property Planning
Legal System of Expertise: Common Law
BComm | LLB(Hons) | Grad Dip Finance Law | Chartered Arbitrator
Peter Megens was a Partner in the Melbourne office of Mallesons Stephen Jaques(now King and Wood Mallesons) where he specialized in construction, dispute resolution, litigation, arbitration and mediation, energy and natural resources, infrastructure and project structuring and in particular international and domestic arbitration. On retiring from that firm he joined the USA firm of King & Spalding as a partner in its Singapore office and, on returning to Australia, was a partner in Pinsent Masons. He now conducts his own practice in arbitration and dispute resolution. He is currently actively involved in arbitration and mediation throughout Australia and internationally. He is a former National Councillor and Chapter Chairman of the Institute of Arbitrators and Mediators Australia.
He is also a director and Vice President of the Australian Centre for International Commercial Arbitration, a Chartered Arbitrator and a Graded Arbitrator. Peter was also an Adjunct Professor of Law at Murdoch University.
He was a Guest Lecturer in the Graduate Diploma in Construction Law and Masters in Construction Law course at the University of Melbourne and also in the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators Arbitration Diploma course. Peter has a Bachelor of Commerce, University of Melbourne, Bachelor of Law (First Class Honors), University of Melbourne, and a Graduate Diploma in Finance Law (University of Melbourne). Peter is a Fellow of IAMA, ACICA, the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators, the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and a panellist with HKIAC and AIAC (formerly KLRCA) and is active in various other bodies. Please see his detailed cv at www.petermegens.com for further information.