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Tudor Filaret


Tudor Filaret has wide experience in international commercial arbitration with a sector focus on construction, as well as significant experience in responding to white collar crime investigations.

He is skilled at understanding stressors in the construction and financial services sectors and providing ongoing strategic guidance during contract administration and project management, as well as advice during the investigation stage. Tudor’s approach to client service focuses on providing actionable, commercial advice in plain English.

Prior to working at DLA Piper, Tudor has woked at various international law firms and at the UN International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia. International disputes is the theme that centers Tudor’s work – and includes commercial arbitration, enforcement of arbitration awards, and white collar crime.

Professional QualificationsSolicitor of the Supreme Court of New South Wales


  • Representing an international JV contractor, defending a multimillion USD ICC arbitration claim related to the construction of a stadium in Qatar.
  • Representing an international JV subcontractor, bringing a multimillion USD ICC arbitration claim related to the construction of a motor way in Slovakia.
  • Representing a party in relation to a judicial review of an arbitration award on the basis of public policy and lack of reasoning by the Arbitrator.*
  • Acting for an Employer in relation to two arbitrations for construction contracts in the Northern Territory of Australia.*
  • Defending a high profile white collar crime prosecution by the Australian Federal Securities Regulator.*
  • Acting for a major accounting firm in response to a major regulatory investigation by the Australian Tax Office relating to claims for Legal Professional Privilege.*
  • Involvement in Prosecutor v. Jovica Stanišić and Franko Simatović (MICT-15-96) – a trial relating to War Crimes perpetrated in the Former Yugoslavia.*
*denotes experience in previous firm.
  • Bachelor of Laws (Hons, 2:1), the Australian National University


  • Pending publication in the Australian International Law Journal – Hub Street v Energy City Qatar [2021] FCAFC 2021

Additional Information

  • Cited in the Handbook of Evidence in International Commercial Arbitration, Kluwer Law International, published 4 April 2022.

Memberships And Affiliations

  • Previously a member of the NSW Young Lawyers Committee and a member of the International Law sub-branch.