Professor Doug Jones, a door tenant at Atkin Chambers, was honoured with Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2012. It was in recognition of his 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 organisations.
Doug Jones is an internationally recognised, infrastructure and dispute resolution lawyer. Acting for owners (both government and private sector), financiers, contractors, consultants and subcontractors, he 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.
Doug has devised innovative ways of successfully bidding for and closing PPP and PFI project delivery in Australasia and internationally.
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 available to accept appointments as arbitrator.