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.

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George H. Golvan is a Queen’s Counsel who holds degrees in law and jurisprudence from Monash University, Melbourne, and the degree of Juris Doctor (J.D.) from Arizona State University, (USA).  Mr. Golvan practises in the areas of Building and Construction Law, Commercial Arbitration, Commercial Tenancy, Banking and Insurance, and General Commercial and Corporate Law.  Mr. Golvan also actively practises as a commercial Arbitrator and  Mediator, and has been involved in numerous court referred commercial, engineering and construction disputes, specialising in complex construction and engineering disputes.

Mr. Golvan has acted in a large number of disputes as a Mediator, Arbitrator and Special Referee, both privately, and in matters referred from the County and Supreme Courts.

He is a Past Chairman of the Institute of Arbitrators (Victorian Chapter) and the Building Dispute Practitioners Society.  He is a Graded Arbitrator by IAMA (Grade 1).