Paul Menzies QC

  • Admitted as Solicitor in the Supreme Court of New South: 9 February 1968
  • Admitted to Bar of New South Wales: 9 March 1973
  • Queen’s Counsel for New South Wales.: 6 July 1988
  • Admitted to practice court of the Dubai International Financial Centre: 2013
  • Admitted to the Singapore International Commercial Court: 2016
  • Admitted to practice in all states and territories of Australia:
  • Contact

    T: +61 2 9232 5331

    Email: paulmenzies@8wentworth.com.au

  • Admitted as Solicitor in the Supreme Court of New South: 9 February 1968
  • Admitted to Bar of New South Wales: 9 March 1973
  • Queen’s Counsel for New South Wales.: 6 July 1988
  • Admitted to practice court of the Dubai International Financial Centre: 2013
  • Admitted to the Singapore International Commercial Court: 2016
  • Admitted to practice in all states and territories of Australia:
  • University of Sydney

    BA 1965 LLB (1968)
  • LEADR Accredited Mediator (1995)
  • Member Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
  • Paul has over 45 years experience as a Barrister, having first been called to the Bar in 1973. Prior to this, he practised as a Solicitor for 5 years in Sydney and London. He has always had a diverse practice, appearing as an advocate at both trial and appellate level, including the High Court, in administrative, commercial, criminal, professional negligence, common, insurance and commercial law.

    Paul took Silk in 1988 and has been acting as an accredited mediator since 1995.
    Paul accepts instructions as mediator, arbitrator, and advocate in mediations and domestic and international arbitrations, in Australia and internationally. He has been a Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (UK) since 2009.

    He is a practitioner in the international commercial courts of both Singapore and Dubai. He is a member of Blackburn Chambers in the ACT, 8th Floor Wentworth in Sydney, Southern Highlands Chambers in Exeter, NSW. He is a member of Dever’s List in Melbourne, maintains Chambers in Singapore and is a member of the Western Australian and Queensland Bars.

    He appears in administrative and quasi-judicial tribunals including Fair Work Australia, the Industrial Relations Commission administrative decisions tribunals, and professional disciplinary bodies. Paul has also appeared for interested parties and as Counsel Assisting in a broad range of inquiries, including ICAC, Coronial Inquests and Royal Commissions.

    Paul Menzies QC