On the opening day (Monday 18 November) Professor Doug Jones AO will be chairing a panel session on “Appointment of Arbitrator – Institution v Corporate” at this year’s ACICA/CIArb Australia International Arbitration Conference. The conference title is “Building Bridges: Resolving Disputes through International Arbitration”. For more information go to the CIArb website.
On Tuesday 19 November, Professor Jones will join a panel discussion and hypothetical arbitral hearing to explore the practical benefits and challenges of expert witness conferencing under CIArb’s new guidelines at an event titled: “From Hot Seat to Hot Tub: Expert Witness Conferencing in International Arbitration”, organised by DLA Piper and CIArb. See the website for details.
On Wednesday 20 November, Professor Jones will give the Annual International Arbitration lecture, presented by Clayton Utz and supported by the University of Sydney. The topic is “Arbitration in Australia – Rising to the Challenge”. For more information go to the website.
He will also give the keynote address at the annual AFIA Symposium. The symposium is titled “Busting the Club: Creating a new face for Australian arbitration”. For more information go to ACICA’s website.
Professor Jones is highly-regarded as an international arbitrator, particularly in construction and energy disputes. He practices as an international arbitrator from Atkin Chambers in London, and from Sydney, Australia and Toronto, Canada.