Peter McQueen

Arbitrator, Mediator & Facilitator, Peter McQueen

Peter McQueen provides his services as an arbitrator, mediator and facilitator, in respect of commercial disputes, in particular those relating to transport and trade matters.

He is a qualified arbitrator and an accredited mediator.

Peter is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, an ICC arbitrator and a member of ACICA, HKIAC, SIAC and SCMA panels of arbitrators.

Previously he practised internationally for over 30 years as a lawyer, specialising in maritime, aviation, trade and transport law and representing transport operators, traders and service providers and their insurers in court, arbitration and mediation proceedings.

Contributed to


Arbitration in Australia—an introduction to the International Arbitration Act 1974
Practice Note

This Practice Note considers the Australian International Arbitration Act 1974 (IAA 1974), highlighting some of its key provisions and its relationship with other arbitral regimes such as the UNCITRAL Model Law. The Practice Note covers the objects of IAA 1974, the position on the arbitration agreement, separability and competence, opt-in and opt-out provisions, arbitrators, mandatory rules, court assistance, confidentiality, awards, challenge of awards, and representation in proceedings. The Practice Note also covers jurisprudence relating to the constitutionality of IAA 1974.

Arbitration in Australia—recognition and enforcement of foreign awards
Practice Note

This Practice Note considers how foreign (international) arbitral awards are recognised and enforced in Australia. The Practice covers the recognition and enforcement of foreign arbitral awards, the legislative scheme and objects of the Australian International Arbitration Act 1974 and the issue of public policy. The Practice Note also demonstrates the pro-enforcement stance of the Australian courts.

Practice areas


  • FCIArb
  • Solicitor, England & Wales
  • Solicitor, Australia


  • Contributing Author


  • University of New England: BA
  • University of Sydney: LLB
  • CIArb: Diploma in International Commercial Arbitration

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