Dispute Resolution Centre

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


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

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

  • Same day in-house transcript service with real time to allow instant access to transcript (optional)
  • Video conferencing (ISDN or IP)
  • Catering
  • Internet access
  • 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  

Internet $25 per connection per day ♦ WE DO NOT SPLIT INVOICES ♦ N.B. All figures are inclusive of GST

Hiring Conditions

  • The party hiring the room is responsible for the room fees and for any additional costs incurred. 
  • A deposit of 20% of the total hiring fee is payable upon confirmation of the booking. 
  • Payment in full of the total hiring fee must be made 7 days before the first day of the booking unless otherwise agreed. 
  • A cancellation fee equal to the deposit is payable unless notice of cancellation is given at least 14 working days before the commencement of the booking. 
  • If less than 24 hours notice is given the cancellation fee will be one day's hiring fee or 20% of the total booking, whichever is greater. 
  • Internet, facsimile, photocopying and telephone charges are additional costs.  
  • A 5% discount applies when mediator/arbitrator is an accredited member of the NSW Bar Association. This must be requested at the time of booking.

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.