INTERNATIONAL COMMERCIAL ARBITRATOR
Doug Jones is a leading international commercial and investor/state arbitrator.
Doug has experience in both ad hoc and institutional commercial arbitrations under the AAA, ACICA, AMINZ, DIAC, HKIAC, IAMA, ICC, ICDR, ICSID KLRCA, LCIA, SIAC, UNCITRAL and other international rules. He sits regularly as an arbitrator in London; in addition to many other jurisdictions, from Singapore to California, Dubai to Kuala Lumpur.
The arbitrations in which Doug has been involved include infrastructure, energy, commodities, intellectual property, commercial and joint venture, and investor-state disputes spanning over 30 jurisdictions around the world.
Amounts in dispute in arbitrations in which Doug has sat as arbitrator are in excess of some billions $US.
Doug has published and spoken extensively and holds professorial appointments at a London university and two Australian universities.
He has an office in Sydney, Australia and chambers in London, UK and Toronto, Canada.
Chambers Asia Pacific – Doug retained his Band 1 ranking in the “Arbitration (International): Most In Demand Arbitrators – Asia-Pacific Region” category. Doug was recognised as an arbitrator “whose name is a byword in the Asia-Pacific” and regarded as “a delight to sit with because he absolutely knows what he’s doing and is totally on top of everything.”
The WWL UK Bar (Construction) 2017 observed that “Douglas Jones is described by one source as “a first-class arbitrator and my first choice for anything complex – he’s no-nonsense and gets things done.”
WWL UK Bar (Construction) 2018 commented that “Douglas Jones AO is an “out and out leader of the pack” as an arbitrator in construction disputes worldwide.”