Name: Russell Thirgood
Qualifications: Master of Laws (First Class Hons) – University of Sydney; Bachelor of Laws (Hons) and Bachelor of Arts – University of Queensland; Diploma of Construction Law – University of Melbourne; Diploma of International Commercial Arbitration – Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (March 2015) and Executive Program of Negotiation (June 2016) – Harvard Law School.
Organisation: McCullough Robertson
State: Queensland and New South Wales
Immediation Practice Area: Arbitration
I am a Grade 1 Arbitrator (Resolution Institute), and qualified International Arbitrator (Fellow, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators). I have been appointed as arbitrator in a range of international and domestic matters including disputes arising out of construction contracts, mining ventures, business agreements, joint venture agreements, shareholder agreements, lease and real estate contracts, and military service provider contracts.
I am recognised for my expertise in Construction/Infrastructure Law, International Arbitration, and Litigation by Best Lawyers Australia,
Legal 500 Asia Pacific for Dispute Resolution, as a leading lawyer in Construction & Infrastructure Litigation by Doyles Guide and by Who’s Who Legal Construction.
I am on the panel of arbitrators for both international and domestic arbitral institutes.
I strive to find fast track processes to resolve disputes efficiently, cost effectively and fairly.
Immediation Area(s) of Expertise
Property, construction, environment, oil, gas and mining (Building and construction, Commercial Leasing, Oil gas and mining), Corporate and commercial (Contracts, Partnership, Shareholder remedies, Joint Ventures and International Law)