Prof. Doug Jones AO

Level 15,
No. 1 Bligh Street
Sydney NSW 2000

Prof. Doug Jones AO

Doug Jones AO is a leading independent international commercial and investor / state arbitrator. Doug is an arbitrator member at Arbitration Place in Toronto, a door tenant at Atkin Chambers London  UK, and has an office in Sydney, Australia.Prior to his full time practice as an arbitrator, Doug had 40 years’ experience as an international transactional and disputes projects lawyer.

The arbitrations in which he has been involved include infrastructure, energy, commodities, intellectual property, commercial and joint venture, and investor-state disputes spanning over 30 jurisdictions around the world.

Doug has published and presented extensively and holds professorial appointments at Queen Mary College, University of London and Melbourne University Law School.

Doug is an Officer of the Order of Australia, having received the award in 2012 in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List for distinguished service to the law as a leader in the areas of arbitration and alternative dispute resolution, to policy reform, and to national and international professional organizations. In 1999 he had received the award of Member of the Order of Australia in recognition of his services to construction law and dispute resolution.

In June 2016, he was appointed Companion of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators in recognition of his achievements in private dispute resolution and his substantial contributions to the Chartered Institute by promoting its objectives worldwide. He is one of only four people currently bestowed with this honour.

Doug has arbitration experience in both ad hoc and institutional commercial arbitrations under the AAA, ACCL, ACICA, AMINZ, CCCL, DIAC, HKIAC, IAMA, ICC, ICDR, KLRCA, LCIA, SIAC, UNCITRAL and other institutional rules. He is the Australian government nominee on the ICSID panel of arbitrators, and a NSW government nominee on the arbitration panel under the NSW Mining Act and Petroleum Act. He sits regularly as arbitrator in London in addition to many other jurisdictions, including Singapore, Malaysia, USA, Dubai, Austria, France, and Korea. He has also participated as an arbitrator in the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot for many years, often sitting on arbitral tribunals in the final rounds of the competition.

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