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Cameron Scholes


Cameron specialises in dispute resolution and risk management in major international and domestic infrastructure projects in the construction, oil and gas, renewable energy and transport sectors.

Cameron has represented principals, contractors, developers, consultants and various government agencies principals in domestic proceedings and international commercial arbitrations under various rules including ICC and SIAC.

Professional QualificationsSolicitor of the High Court of AustraliaSolicitor of the Supreme Court of New South Wales


  • Acting for an EPC Contractor in a SIAC arbitration seated in Singapore in relation to variation and delay claims arising out of the construction of an integrated sugar mill, bioethanol distillery and cogeneration facility in the Philippines.
  • Acting for the National Petroleum Authority of Timor-Leste in an ICC arbitration relating to the termination of a Production Sharing Contract for an oil and gas block in the Timor Sea.
  • Advising and representing an international building contractor in proceedings before the England and Wales High Court regarding numerous claims arising out of the redevelopment of Wembley Stadium in North London.
  • Advising an international wind turbine installation contractor in relation to claims for variations, acceleration costs, extensions of time and wrongful termination on five windfarm projects across Australia.
  • Acting for the O&M Contractor in relation to defects arising out of the construction of the Gold Coast Light Rail project.
  • Advising an international tank storage provider in respect of disputed variation and extensions of time claims arising out of the construction of a bitumen storage complex in Sydney and representing the tank storage provider in arbitral proceedings.
  • Assisting a Canadian oil exploration company to bring an action for declaratory relief in the England and Wales High Court arising out of several contracts relating to oil exploration rights in Brunei.
  • Advising the concessionaire of the Docklands Light Rail concerning numerous defective works claims and maintenance issues.
  • Assisting the developer of a USD 50 million luxury resort located in the Middle East about the termination of its construction contract and subsequent arbitral proceedings against the contractor and related enforcement issues.
  • Representing a Tier One Contractor in respect of claims arising out of a number of large road projects in Queensland and NSW.
  • English
  • Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice, Australian National University, 2002
  • Bachelor of Laws, Queensland University of Technology, 2001 (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Business (Banking and Finance), Queensland University of Technology, 2001


  • Cameron is recognised as a Rising Star in Construction by Doyle’s Guide, 2020.

Memberships And Affiliations

  • Law Society of New South Wales
  • Society of Construction Law Australia
  • Member – Chartered Institute of Arbitrators Australia