Roderick Cordara is a Senior Counsel in Australia and Queen's Counsel in the UK. He practices in international commercial arbitration, including investor state dispute settlement ['ISDS'], as well as Court litigation arising from arbitral awards and enforcement. His international commercial dispute practice focusses on arbitration involving various sectors: energy (oil, gas, renewables, and generation), financial services, construction, hospitality, trade, & shipbuilding. His ISDS work includes claims based on bilateral and multi-lateral investment treaties (Energy Charter Treaty). His EU practice, in front of the European Court of Justice, involved solely treaty-based disputes. Roderick is also experienced in public law litigation (ie disputes with governments) relating to tax, duties, restitution and regulation.
Mr Cordara writings include: Chapter on 'Taxation and investor state disputes' in 'Plucking the Goose: A Century of Taxation from the Great War to the Digital Age': LexisNexis U.K.; 'Tax Implications of Brexit', Bloomsbury Professional, 2021; Chapter: 'Investor State Dispute Settlement: Taxation-Based Issues' in 'Transnational Dispute Management' / School of Oriental & African studies (7th SOAS Arbitration in Africa Conference) 2022