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Prof Doug Jones
Doug Jones AO is a leading independent international commercial and investor/state arbitrator with over 40 years’ experience as an international transactional and disputes projects lawyer. Doug is also a member arbitrator at Arbitration Place in Toronto and has an office in Sydney, Australia.
He has been involved in over 100 arbitrations which include construction, 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. He has held appointments at several international professional associations. He served as the Chair of the Board of Trustees and President of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb), and was Chair of CIArb’s Centenary Celebrations. He was a member of the Host Committee for the ICCA Sydney 2018 Congress. Doug is also the President of the International Academy of Construction Lawyers and the Immediate Past President of the Australian Centre for International Commercial Arbitration (ACICA) (2008-2014).
In 2018 Doug was awarded the John Shaw Medal, the Australian road industry’s highest accolade, which honours an industry champion who has made a lasting contribution to road transport, in Australia and internationally. In 2016, Doug was made one of four Companions of the CIArb. He 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 organisations.