Arbitrator of the Year

Submission Guidelines

All submissions are to be completed on the online form available and address each question for the relevant award category. Answers to each submission question are limited to 250 words.

Each submission is to be accompanied by two written references from an independent third party in support of the submission.  Other supporting documentation that is directly relevant to the submission (i.e. media coverage, statistics) may be provided and should be clearly referenced in the submission.

All submissions are treated in the strictest confidence.  Access to submissions is restricted to ADC personnel administering the awards and the judging panel only.

Submission dates

Submissions opened on 14 July 2020. All answers and supporting materials are to be uploaded by the closing date for submission at 5.00pm AEST on 21 September 2020.

Submission Questions

This award recognises superior performance as an Arbitrator of domestic or international disputes.

Criteria: Submissions will be judged on responses to the following:

  1. Without divulging any confidential case information, outline work that has been undertaken in the last 12 months that demonstrates excellence in the area of domestic and/or international arbitration.
  2. How have you managed the process, party expectations and what procedures have you implemented to ensure efficient proceedings?
  3. How has this work benefited the parties and your business?

Submission Form

* All fields must be completed

    First name*

    Last name*


    Postal address*

    Email address*

    Best phone number*

    Nomination category* (please choose from menu)

    1. Outline of Work Undertaken*

    2. Process Management*

    3. Benefits*

    Reference 1* [File size limit: 3Mb]:

    Reference 2* [File size limit: 3Mb]:

    Supplementary document 1 [File size limit: 3Mb]:

    Supplementary document 2 [File size limit: 3Mb]:

    Supplementary document 3 [File size limit: 3Mb]: