Resolver Details

First Name:
Zvy (Steven)
Last Name:
0419 908 181
Arbitrator Grade:
Grade 3
Adjudicator State:
Probity Adviser:
  • Director - Company
  • Dispute Resolver
  • Engineer - Electrical
Areas of Dispute Resolution / Practice Expertise:
  • Business to Business Sales / Contracts / Performance
  • Construction - Major Commercial and Industrial
  • Information & Communication Technology (ICT)


Post Nominals:
BE (Hons), MSc, MIEAust, CPEng, MAICD, AIAMA
Current position:
Principal of Lieblich & Associates
Professional Experience:
- Experienced director of public and private companies in industrial and commercial automation systems, control systems, building services systems, and in information and communications technologies. - Employed by BHP, Honeywell, Fluor Daniel, and Motherwell and (own business), Lieblich &Associates. - Commercialized many new technologies. - Established, developed and maintained long-term commercial relationships - Avoids adversarial dispute resolution.
Cases Handled:
Participated in resolving commercial disputes since the mid-1980s, either as a representative of a disputant, a forensic engineer in a legal team, as an informal mediator and conciliator, or as a pupil arbitrator. " c1986-9 Woodside, Domestic Gas Plant and LNG Plant HVAC Controls - $5m contract, $350k variation dispute. " 1997-2000 BHP, Parker Point Capacity Upgrade Plant Control System - $9m project, multi-million dollar contract dispute. " BHP, Parker Point Capacity Upgrade Plant Control System, multi-million dollar contract dispute - Supreme Court litigation - assisted Defence team " Arbitration in a dispute between a grape grower and winemaker. " Arbitration in a Residential building dispute between an owner and builder. " Arbitration in a multi-million dollar dispute between a developer and builder in a multi-residential development. Arbitration of a dispute in relation to a long term maintenance contract between a WA State Government Agency and a building services contractor - ultimately resolved by mutual consent. * Arbitration of a dispute between a multi-residential building contractor and a fabricated-steel sub-contractor.
Other ADR Experience:
Over 25 years managing commercial and contractual relationships - experience as project engineer, project manager and senior-management representative in major industrial-controls, building-automation, and information-technology projects " 1986-9 Royal Perth Hospital North Block, Building Services Subcontract, various extension-of-time and variation-payment disputes - resolved by direct negotiation. " 1989-95 BHP, BP Refinery, Worsley Alumina, SECWA (now Western power) and Woodside - Multiple major industrial automation and controls projects - Multiple unresolved "issues" and disputes - resolved by direct negotiation.