Antony Riordan is a partner in the construction team and the disputes and investigations team. He has experience in all areas of commercial, construction and engineering litigation and alternative dispute resolution, including expert appraisal, expert determination, mediation and arbitration. He has been recognised in the Australian Legal Business Journal as a leading intellectual property and construction lawyer.

Antony has acted for clients in the private sector (including individuals, large international corporations and smaller businesses), the public sector, professional indemnity and liability insurers, architects, engineers, local councils, contractors, banks, liquidators and administrators.

Antony has advised on the preparation and negotiation of contract documentation across a broad range of construction, engineering and infrastructure projects.

Antony has advised and acted for state government departments in complex Work Health and Safety prosecutions in the NSW Industrial Commission.

Antony is also skilled in managing complex major disputes requiring the ability to manage and lead a litigation project team in addition to legal expertise.

Best Lawyers in Australia listed Antony as a leading construction and infrastructure lawyer in its 2014, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021 editions. In 2015 and 2018 Doyle's Guide recommended Antony as a leading construction lawyer NSW. 

Antony was admitted as a solicitor in NSW in 1987. He is admitted to practice in NSW, QLD, WA, VIC, ACT and NT.


Area of expertise
  • Institute of Arbitrators Australia
  • Lawyers Engaged in Alternative Dispute Resolution (LEADR)
  • Commercial Lawyers Association
  • Law Society of NSW