Caroline Kenny, QC
Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (Australia)
Caroline is the President of the Australian branch of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. She has over 30 years' experience as a barrister, arbitrator and mediator. She has practised in Australia, New York and London and is admitted to practice in all three jurisdictions. She was appointed Queen' s Counsel in 2008.
A member of leading arbitral institution, the London Court of International Arbitration, panellist for nominating authorities in Singapore, Hong Kong, China, Vietnam, Malaysia and Australia, Ms Kenny has been appointed Chairman and sole arbitrator in international arbitrations. Her ruling on jurisdiction was upheld by the Singapore High Court and led to new law on an arbitrator' s right to determine jurisdiction even when the validity of the arbitration agreement was in dispute: Malini Ventura v Knight Capital Pte Ltd  SGHC
A Master of Laws/Bachelor of Laws from the University of Melbourne, Ms Kenny is also a Member of the Approved Faculty List of the London branch of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and is the Course Director for and has taught the Diploma Course (in international arbitration) at Oxford, Singapore, Australia and Hong Kong. She is also the Course Director for the Award Writing Course and the Accelerated Route to Fellowship Course which she teaches annually.