Daniel Meltz

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Solicitor:1994 (New South Wales) 2000 (England & Wales)

Practice Areas

  • Arbitration
  • Banking and Finance
  • Building and construction
  • Corporations law
  • Equity and trusts
  • Inquests and inquiries
  • Mining, energy and resources


Daniel Meltz is recognised as one of Australia’s leading international arbitration practitioners with over 25 years of specialist experience having practiced in the field in Sydney, London and Zurich. Daniel regularly appears as counsel in both institutional and ad hoc arbitrations as well as sitting as arbitrator internationally and domestically.

Daniel is experienced counsel across the gamut of commercial contractual disputes including the construction, oil & gas, mining and general commercial sectors and has appeared in a number of arbitration award enforcement cases before Australian courts. He has specific institutional experience as counsel and/or arbitrator in ICC, SIAC, ACICA, LCIA, SCC, CIETAC and AAA-ICDR arbitrations.

Daniel is a Fellow of the Australian Centre for International Commercial Arbitration and a panel arbitrator on AAA-ICDR, NZIAC and ACICA. He currently holds an appointment with the Asian Development Bank as an arbitration expert advising several South Pacific states, including Papua New Guinea, Fiji, Timor-Leste, Tonga, Palau, Vanuatu and Samoa, on accession to the New York Convention, drafting national legislation and capacity building.

Daniel was a Visiting Scholar at Stanford Law School, Adjunct Professor in the Faculty of Law at the University of Technology, Sydney and lectured the LLM course in international arbitration at the University of New South Wales.

Please see Daniel’s CV for further information about recent cases.


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