Anthony Lo Surdo SC FCIArb Barrister

Anthony Lo Surdo SC FCIArb



Lonsdale Chambers

Room 1023

Level 10460 Lonsdale Street

Melbourne VIC 3000

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Anthony Lo Surdo SC was called to the NSW Bar in 1996 and was appointed as senior counsel in 2011. 

He is a member of the New South Wales, Victoria and Queensland Bars specialising in ADR, banking, contract, corporations, insolvency, insurance, professional indemnity, property, and sports law. Although a general commercial Silk, he has been recognised by Doyles Guide to the Australian Legal Profession in 2011, 2015, 2016 and 2017 as a leading Australian Insolvency and Restructuring Silk.

Anthony is a highly regarded mediator with a particular expertise in the resolution of complex multi-party disputes. He is a Nationally Accredited (NMAS) and advanced mediator (Resolution Institute), a Fellow of Resolution Institute and a Fellow of ACICA. He is also internationally accredited as a mediator by the International Mediation Institute and the Singapore International Mediation Institute.

Anthony is experienced in arbitrations both as counsel and as an arbitrator especially in commercial and disciplinary disputes arising in sport both domestically and internationally.

He is a Mediator and Arbitrator of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (both in the general and football lists), a member of the Football Federation Australia (FFA) Appeals Committee, a member of the FFA Disciplinary and Ethics Committee, a member of the FFA Dispute Resolution Chamber, Chair of the Appeals Tribunal of Football NSW, Member of the AFL NSW/ACT Appeals Board and Judiciary Counsel for the National Rugby League.

To get in touch with Anthony Lo Surdo SC FCIArb | or for more information please contact the Clerk on: +61 3 9225 7222 or