Sam Wilson

Sam Wilson is CCS Legal’s principal. Sam worked as an engineer for nearly 40 years for major contractors and consultants across a range of multi-disciplinary projects, including Sydney Olympic Park. Sam has also owned and managed a number of construction and consulting companies. He now practises as a solicitor and is a Grade 1 arbitrator, court appointed referee, and is an accredited mediator and adjudicator in five jurisdictions. Sam has extensive knowledge of standard form contracts and particular expertise in risk identification and allocation. He understands what it takes to deliver a project on time and on budget, and knows the practical and legal issues that confront people working in the construction industry.


  • Bachelor of Engineering (Sydney University)
  • Master of Building Science (Sydney University)
  • Master of Business Administration (Deakin University)
  • Bachelor of Laws (Hons) (University of Technology Sydney)
  • Master of Laws (University of Technology Sydney)
  • Graduate Diploma in Land Economy (University of Western Sydney)

 Professional memberships

  • Fellow of the Institution of Engineers Australia
  • Grade 1 arbitrator, accredited mediator and adjudicator (NSW, Qld and Vic)

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