Prof The Hon John H Phillips AC QC

Prof David H Denton S.C. FAICA

Vice Presidents
Richard J Manly S.C. FAICA
David L Bailey FAICA
John R Dixon FAICA

David M Bennett QC FAICA
Hon Neil Brown QC FAICA
Dr Bruno Zeller FAICA
Christopher Kee FAICA
Prof Henry D Gabriel FAICA (USA)





The objects of the Australian Institute for Commercial Arbitration Inc. shall be:

(1) To provide a forum for meetings of people who practise in or have an interest in commercial arbitration and mediation and to foster closer working and social relationships between them.

(2) To bring to the attention of members, through the medium of regular meetings, matters of concern or interest or both relating to commercial arbitration and mediation and to conduct discussions and formulate position statements or recommendations or both for submission to such person or body as the Committee may deem proper.

(3) To establish communications and actively liaise with courts, tribunals, authorities, government departments and instrumentalities and other associations and bodies concerned with or interested in commercial arbitration and mediation.

(4) To seek representation on and liaison with committees of government concerned with matters of concern to members.

(5) To liaise with the government, courts and other bodies in relation to matters of concern to members of the Association and to ensure that, as far as practicable, consultation between those bodies and the Committee takes place before those bodies formulate policies or makes decisions on commercial arbitration and mediation matters.

(6) To encourage participation by members in continuing arbitration and mediation education programmes, conferences and other outlets whereby arbitrators and mediators and other interested professional groups and the public may increase their knowledge and understanding of commercial arbitration and mediation.

The Australian Institute for Commercial Arbitration Inc.
is incorporated under the Associations Incorporation Act 1981 (Vic) and operates in association with the Sir Zelman Cowen Centre, Victoria Law School, Victoria University