Albert Monichino QC

D   03 9225 8247
M   0412 532 000

Year of election to the Bar:
28 May 1987
Appointment to Senior Counsel:
25 November 2010

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Areas of practice


Arbitration and mediation
Domestic commercial arbitration
International commercial arbitration

Construction and engineering
Contractual disputes
Corporations law
Intellectual property
International commercial arbitration
Mining and resources


Albert Monichino has a general commercial litigation practice in the Supreme and Federal Courts, and also in commercial arbitrations (both domestic and international). He has over 25 years experience.

Types of matters handled include:

  • construction and engineering disputes;

  • financial services and investment disputes;

  • contractual disputes;

  • minority shareholder and joint venture disputes; and

  • intellectual property disputes.

He was appointed to senior counsel in 2010.

Albert Monichino is:

  • a Chartered Arbitrator and is accredited as an advanced mediator;

  • the Immediate Past President of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators Australian Branch ("CIArb"); and

  • a Fellow of CIArb, the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators ("SIArb"), the Resolution Institute and the Australian Centre for International Commercial Arbitration ("ACICA").

He is a former Vice President (Convenor) of the Commercial Bar Association of the Victorian Bar (COMMBAR) and is currently Co-Chair of its Arbitration and ADR Section.



Date of admission:  02 April 1984

Qualifications: BEc, LLB (Hons) (Mon), LLM (Cambridge), Grad Dip Intell Prop Law (Melb), Chartered Arbitrator.


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