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Natalie Lesco

Natalie Lesco


Natalie is a disputes lawyer specialising in international arbitration and complex cross-border litigation. 



Natalie has experience advising clients on commercial disputes, regulatory investigations and compliance issues. She has particular experience in international arbitration.

Natalie has worked with leading Australian and global companies across a range of industries and works on matters with a multi-jurisdictional dimension.

Natalie is closely involved in the office's community, reconciliation and pro bono work and serves as the co-coordinator of the Community Health and Justice Partnership clinic with LawRight.

Natalie's recent experience includes:

  • acting for a project company in SIAC arbitration proceedings regarding the construction of a refinery and petrochemical complex in Vietnam;
  • advising a retail company on modern slavery risks within their supply chain;
  • advising on a payment remediation program and associated engagement with regulators.




Natalie holds a Juris Doctor (First Class Honours) from Bond University and Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology (First Class Honours) from St. Francis Xavier University in Canada.

Natalie was admitted as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland and High Court of Australia in 2020.