Steven Goldstein

Admission date as Barrister: 13 September 1993

Qualifications:

  • Diploma of Law (1993)
  • Bachelor of Engineering in Civil Engineering (University of Sydney 1975)
  • Grade 1 Arbitrator – Institute of Arbitrators & Mediators Australia
  • Fellow Institute of Arbitrators & Mediators Australia
  • Member Institute of Engineers (Aust)
  • Chartered Professional Engineer
  • Member Dispute Resolution Board Australasia

Area of Law:

  • Building & Construction Specialist
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (Arbitration, Mediation, Expert Determination)

Appointments:

  • Commercial Arbitrator,
  • District Court arbitrator,
  • Local Court arbitrator,
  • Supreme Court Referee,
  • District Court Referee,
  • Mediator,
  • Facilitator,
  • Expert Determiner,
  • Supreme Court evaluator.
  • NSW Chapter Chair Institute of Arbitrator & Mediator Australia,
  • Member Construction Law Committee.

August 1993 – present : Barrister – Edmund Barton Chambers
May 1990 – August 1993 : Self employed – Goldstein Construction Services
January 1989 – May 1990 : Thiess Contractors Pty. Ltd.
June 1988 – November 1988 : Costain Australia Ltd.
June 1984 – May 1988 : Leighton Contractors Pty Ltd.
January 1984 – June 1984 : John Mowlem & Company
October 1976 – Oct.1983 : Barclay Bros Pty. Ltd.
May 1976 – October 1976 : Thiess Bros Pty. Ltd.
December 1974 – Feb. 1975 : Thiess Bros Pty. Ltd.

Significant cases appeared in:

Plaza West Pty Ltd v Simons Earthworks NSW Pty Ltd (2010) NSWSC 1426

Australia Development Corporation Pty Ltd v White Constructions (ACT) Pty Ltd
12 BCL 317

John Holland Pty Ltd v Hunter Valley Earthmoving Co Pty Ltd
(2002) NSWSC 131

Walter Construction Group Ltd v Walker Corp Ltd
(2001) 17 BCL 364

Kosciusko Thredbo Pty Ltd v. The State of New South Wales & Ors

Liverpool City Council v Casbee
(2005) NSWSC 590

Ryde City Council v Tourtouras
(2007) NSWCA 218 (note: acted as the Referee)

Firedam Civil Engineering v KJP Constructions
(2007) NSWSC 1162

Doran Constructions Pty Ltd (in liq) v Beresfield Aluminium Pty Ltd
(2002) 54 NSWLR 416

New South Wales v Banabelle Electrical Pty Ltd
(2002) 54 NSWLR 503