“I was never ruined but twice – once when I lost a lawsuit, once when I won one” – Voltaire
Anthony Lo Surdo SC is an Australian Silk specialising in all forms of alternative dispute resolution including mediation, arbitration and expert determination.
Anthony has acted as mediator in a vast array of matters since he was first accredited in 1993. He uses his experience as Senior Counsel and as a nationally accredited and advanced mediator to quickly identify the issues, to gain an understanding of the interests of the opposing parties and to establish a platform from which to facilitate a fair and efficient resolution of a dispute.
He is particularly adept at navigating the intricacies of complicated multi-party commercial, insurance, building and construction, property and shareholder disputes.
As a testament to his wealth of experience in mediation, in 2017 Anthony was certified as a mediator by the International Mediation Institute in the Hague. He joins a select number of mediators in Australia to achieve that qualification and the only Silk. In 2017, he was also certified as a mediator by the Singapore International Mediation Institute.
Anthony is also an arbitrator and member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. He has sat as both a sole and panel arbitrator (including as Chair) in arbitrations domestically and internationally.
He is also regularly appointed as an expert determiner.