Dispute Resolution Centre

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The NSW Bar Dispute Resolution Centre

Selborne Chambers
Level 1 174 Phillip Street
Sydney NSW 2000
DX 973 Sydney
Freecall 1800 066 239 • Ph 02 9223 1044 • Fax 02 9221 4746

Email bookings@nswbardisputeresolution.com.au

or fill out the  enquiry form

The Centre

The Centre which was refurbished in January 2008 is uniquely  situated in Selborne Chambers, adjacent to the Federal Court of  Australia and the Supreme Court of New South Wales.

The facilities are extremely flexible and include:

  • Electronic Arbitration Room
  • Mediation rooms
  • Up to 6 smaller conference rooms
  • Smaller rooms to be used for party rooms, break away rooms, training and offices
  • Board Room

Virtual Tour

A floor plan can be found on www.ccl.com.au/dispute-centre


Our ancillary facilities are the most modern available for mediation and arbitration and include:

  • Telephone conferencing facilities in every room
  • Direct dial speaker telephones in every room
  • Facsimile and photocopying services (charges may apply)
  • TV/DVD
  • White boards
  • Data projector and screen
  • Overhead projector
  • After hours airconditioning
  • Self service kitchen on each floor includes coffee, tea, chilled water and biscuits available all day. Café menus are available for hearing parties to order more substantial refreshments
  • Microphones and amplification
  • 3x high speed WIFI connections for Legal Counsel, Mediator or Arbitrator only

The following additional services are available by arrangement, at additional cost.

  • Additional high speed WIFI connections - $25 per connection per day
    Internet/Email connections are also available in the room
  • Same day in-house transcript service with real time to allow instant access to transcript (optional)
  • Video conferencing (ISDN or IP)
  • Catering
  • Hearing Augmentation System for Hearing Impaired

All rooms are sound proofed.

Rates & Conditions

Hiring Rates

  Hourly Rate Half Day Full Day No. of People
Hearing Room 1
Level 1 Selborne
 (Inclusive of 2 x party rooms) 
$77  (min 2 hrs) $220 $440 Up to 15
Hearing Room 2
Level 1 Selborne
(Inclusive of 2 x party rooms)
$77  (min 2 hrs) $220 $440 Up to 20
Hearing Room 1 & 2
Level 1 Selborne(Inclusive of 4 x party rooms)
$150  (min 2 hrs)   $800 Up to 40
Party Rooms 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
Level 1
  $75 $150  
Board Room  Level 1 Selborne Up to 15
(Shareholders)                 $55 $150 $250  
(Non-Shareholders) $77 $220 $440  

High speed WIFI is available to legal counsel, mediators and arbitrators only. A $25 per connection per day fee applies to all other parties. Please see reception for log in details. 

♦ WE DO NOT SPLIT INVOICES ♦ N.B. All figures are inclusive of GST

Hiring Conditions

  • The NSW Bar Dispute Resolution Centre reserves the right to change your booking to a different room.
  • The party/entity booking the room is responsible for the room fees and for any additional costs incurred - we do not split invoices.
  • A deposit of 20% of the total hiring fee is payable 7days from the date of invoice. Room is not secure without payment.
  • Payment in full of the total hiring fee must be made 14 days before the first day of the booking unless otherwise agreed.
  • Access to the rooms cannot be granted until payment in full is received.
  • Any additional costs for Internet, facsimile, photocopying and telephone charges will be invoiced weekly or at the end of the booking.
  • If you would like to leave your belongings in the room for collection the next day, please arrange this with Reception by 4.30pm on the final day of the booking by dialing 1. If these arrangements are not made in advance an additional fee of $110 (ex GST) will be payable to the NSW Bar Dispute Resolution Centre prior to the articles being released.
  • 24 hours notice MUST be given if you require the room to be reconfigured.
  • A 5% discount applies when mediator/arbitrator is accredited by the NSW Bar Association. This must be requested at the time of booking.

The following cancellation fees will apply:

  • More than 28 days = NIL
  • 10 – 28 days = 20% of the total booking fee
  • Less than 10 days = 100% of the booking fee

Transport & Parking

The Hearing Rooms are easily accessible from both St James & Martin Place Station. Sydney Hospital Car park, Kings Parking and Domain Car park are within a 5 minute walk.

The Hearing Rooms are close by to cafes, restaurants and accommodation.