Committee Leader

Mr Tim Castle

Mr Tim Castle SC
Barrister | 6 St James Hall Chambers

E: tdcastle@stjames.net.au

Tim Castle SC is Chair of LAWASIA’s UNCITRAL Committee and has over 20 years experience as a barrister at the Sydney Bar in Australia, practicing in a wide range of trial and appeal matters. Tim’s principal areas of practice involve commercial disputes in the areas of arbitration, banking, contracts, competition, franchising, insolvency and insurance law. Tim is also a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.

In relation to UNCITRAL, Tim was the founding Chair of the UNCITRAL National Coordination Committee of Australia, and attended Working Group I in New York in 2014 as a LAWASIA Observer. Tim has also spoken at conferences in Bangkok, Hong Kong, Macau and Siem Reap on UNCITRAL issues relating to cross-border insolvency and e-commerce, and in Australia in relation to the New York Convention and the work of UNCITRAL since its inception.