Mr Joshua Paffey > Corrs Chambers Westgarth > Brisbane, Australia > Lawyer Profile

Corrs Chambers Westgarth
LEVEL 35, WATERFRONT PLACE
1 EAGLE STREET
BRISBANE, QLD 4000
Australia

Work Department

Arbitration

Position

Partner

Career

Josh is our head of arbitration. He is recognised as one of Australia’s leading construction and infrastructure lawyers. He represents many of the major infrastructure and project participants in Australia, and the Asia Pacific, having also practiced in the UK and Europe.  He advises on major infrastructure disputes in all formats including litigation, arbitration, adjudication, appraisal and expert determination. In addition, he advises on major infrastructure delivery, including via EPC, EPCM, PPP and alliance delivery models.  

Presently, Joshua is the lead partner advising clients on significant international arbitrations regarding projects in Asia, and in relation to disputes concerning mining, oil and gas, and infrastructure projects in Australia. Joshua is an exceptionally client-focussed partner, who works closely with the in-house counsel, executive and boards of clients.  He also lectures in International Commercial Arbitration to university law students

Lawyer Rankings

Australia > Dispute resolution: arbitration

(Leading individuals)

Joshua PaffeyCorrs Chambers Westgarth

Corrs Chambers Westgarth‘s sizeable team acts for international and domestic corporates in high-value arbitrations, in particular across the Asia Pacific. The practice has expertise in various sectors, including natural resources, infrastructure, oil and gas, and life sciences, and is experienced in investment treaty arbitrations. Brisbane-based Joshua Paffey leads the practice and is noted for his significant cross-border expertise; he was recently appointed as an executive director of ACICA. Sydney-based Michael Earwaker is strong in the construction arena. Andrew Stephenson is national head of the firm’s projects practice and is skilled in projects-related disputes and international arbitration. Charles Scerri QC joined the team in June 2021 after retiring from the bar. All named lawyers are based in Melbourne unless stated otherwise. Since publication, Bronwyn Lincoln departed.