The Hon John Gilmour QC
Name: The Hon John Gilmour QC
Title: Barrister, Arbitrator,Mediator and Expert; Former Justice of the Federal Court of Australia
Organisation: Quayside Chambers
Immediation Practice Area: Mediation, Arbitration, Expert Determination
I have had extensive commercial litigation and arbitration practice for about 30 years, as well as having been a Judge of the Federal Court of Australia for 11 years. I act as an Arbitrator, Mediator and as an Expert in Neutral Evaluations. I am one of seven practitioners listed as Leading Western Australian Mediators in the 2019 Doyle’s Guide.
I was educated in Scotland and practiced as a commercial litigation solicitor in an Edinburgh Law Firm before migrating to Australia in 1975. As a Judge of the Federal Court, from 2006 to early 2018, I delivered almost 600 judgments spanning the full body of the Court’s work, including important judgments in commercial law, company law and trade practices.
Chair of Trustees Great Southern Grammar School
Board Member The King’s College
Member The Weld Club
Member Arbitration Panel Singapore International Arbitration Centre
Member Arbitration Panel Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre
Member Legal Practice Board Western Australia
Member West Australian Bar Association
Member Victorian Bar Association
I joined the Immediation Panel because I believe it meets a particular need in the market for faster and less expensive dispute resolution.
Immediation Area(s) of Expertise
Corporate and Commercial (Contracts, Joint ventures, ACCC, Directors’ duties, Partnership, Misleading and deceptive conduct), Property, construction, environment, oil, gas and mining (Building and construction, Property, oil gas and mining)
Immediation is a video conferencing platform with best practice dispute resolution fully integrated. It can be used as a stand alone app, or with mediators, arbitrators and legally trained clerks to help matters run smoothly.