18 August 2021 | IMPORTANT NOTICE


In line with Ministry of Health guidance, our staff are currently working remotely. They remain available to assist and it is business as usual. However, we ask that wherever possible you contact us online or by email to registrar@nziac.com.

If you need to courier documents, please contact our Registry staff in the first instance to confirm the appropriate delivery details.

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Daniel Meltz



Nationality: Australian, British

Area of Expertise: Building and Construction, Commercial, Energy, Franchising, Shareholder and Securities, Valuation

Legal System of Expertise: Common Law, International Law

Languages: English


Daniel Meltz is a Sydney-based barrister with over 20 years of experience in international commercial arbitration having previously worked in leading international arbitration practices in London and Zurich.

Mr Meltz has expertise in building and construction disputes, the energy sector and general commercial matters and has appeared as counsel in arbitrations under most institutional rules. Mr Meltz has also appeared in a number of leading enforcement cases in Australia.

In 2017 Mr Meltz was engaged by the Asian Development Bank to advise various South Pacific States on accession to the New York Convention, draft arbitration legislation and train judiciary, government and private sectors. Through this ongoing project Mr Meltz has experience in a number of jurisdictions across the South Pacific including most recently Papua New Guinea, Fiji and Tonga. Mr Meltz is listed in Who’s Who Legal and Best Lawyers for international arbitration and is increasingly sought after as an arbitrator.