Martin Scott QC

Name: Martin Scott QC

Qualifications: BA/LLM (Melb), FCiArb

Title: Barrister, Arbitrator and Mediator

Organisation: Owen Dixon Chambers West

State: Victoria

Immediation Practice Area: Mediation, Arbitration, Expert Determination


I am a Barrister (QC) at the Victorian Bar.  Prior to commencing my career at the Bar in 1992 I was a solicitor and prior  to that a merchant banker. My practice predominantly consists of commercial  arbitrations (including expedited and international arbitration) in general  commercial, maritime and infrastructure disputes with a technical component.

I have been listed in Best Lawyers for  International Arbitration, Shipping and Maritime Law, Doyles Guide as a  leading arbitration, construction and transport barrister and as a Band 1  shipping lawyer in Chambers' Asia Pacific Guide.

I am a member of the following:

●        Chair of the Victorian Bar’s  International Arbitration Committee

●        Board Member Melbourne Commercial  Arbitration and Mediation Centre (MCAMC)

●        Board Member Australian Centre for  International Commercial Arbitration (ACICA)

●        Founding member of Melbourne  Technology and Construction Chambers

●        Member Australian Bar Association  Asia Committee

●        Member ICC Commission on  Arbitration

Personal Comment

I am strongly attracted to commercial  arbitration because of the flexibility it allows in getting to a decision  efficiently and quickly

Immediation Area(s) of Expertise

Banking and Finance (Insurance), Corporate and  commercial (Competition law, Contracts, Directors’ duties, Energy resources  mining, International law), Property, construction, environment, oil, gas and  mining (Building and construction, Oil gas and mining)