One of Atkin Chambers’ door tenants, Doug Jones AM, has been appointed by the London Court of International Arbitration’s (LCIA) Board of Directors to serve a five year term on the LCIA Arbitration Court.
The LCIA is one of the longest-established international institutions for commercial dispute resolution. The LCIA Court comprises up to thirty-five members from the major trading areas of the world, selected to provide and maintain a balance of leading practitioners in commercial arbitration.
Doug Jones is an internationally recognised, infrastructure and dispute resolution lawyer. Acting for owners (both government and private sector), financiers, contractors, consultants and subcontractors, Doug has advised extensively on project structuring and financing, contract drafting and advice during project implementation and dispute resolution for major infrastructure matters, including Department of Defence facilities and equipment acquisitions, airports, ports, roads and rail projects throughout Australia, New Zealand, Europe, Asia, the Middle East and USA.
His international and domestic experience includes arbitrating under the ICC, LCIA, AAA, KLRCA, SIAC, ACICA Rules. He sits regularly in London in International Arbitrations. He has extensive experience as arbitrator and counsel in international and domestic arbitrations, and has also been regularly involved in the use of ADR including mediation in construction industry disputes.
He is the national head of Clayton Utz’ International Arbitration practice and President of the Australian Centre for International Commercial Arbitration.