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Tim Breakspear SC

Sydney, Australia Asia-Pacific Guide 2022 Ranked in 2 departments
Ranked in : Construction & Infrastructure: The BarInternational Arbitration - The Bar
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Construction & Infrastructure: The Bar - Australia

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Tim Breakspear SC is described by one interviewee as "head and shoulders above the rest" when it comes to construction matters. Particularly accomplished in his handling of disputes generated by major energy, resources or infrastructure projects, or those involving a heavy engineering component, he is also developing a notable profile on the regional international arbitration scene.
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Tim Breakspear of Banco Chambers enjoys longstanding acknowledgement as one of Australia's leading construction barristers and continues to attract recognition as a significant player on the regional arbitration scene. Particularly familiar with the conduct of Singapore-seated disputes, he specialises in matters arising from the development of major infrastructure and resources projects. A fellow barrister, who calls him "really good and definitely a silk in waiting," adds that he is also spoken of as "a go-to junior for any heavy engineering matter" and is "very highly regarded for international arbitration in Australia."
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Tim Breakspear has a commercial practice with a speciality in major infrastructure, mining, gas and construction projects. In that field he has significant expertise in disputes involving delay and disruption. He also acts in general commercial matters, with experience in disputes involving issues of contract law, misrepresentation, restitution, estoppel and negligence.

He conducts hearings in Australian commercial courts and tribunals, and in international arbitrations. He appears regularly before Tribunals seated in Singapore and has experience running cases against both Australian and English silk. He is experienced in the conduct of cross-examination of technical, engineering, programming and quantum experts. He also appears in alternative dispute resolution forums such as mediations, expert determinations and before dispute resolution panels.

He has heard proceedings as a Referee appointed by the Supreme Court of New South Wales. He is a Fellow of ACICA, an approved arbitrator by the NSW Bar Association, and a member of the NSW Supreme Court's Users Group for the Commercial and Technology & Construction Lists.

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