Hugh Meighen is a partner in the International Trade and Arbitration Group and Construction Group of BLG based in Toronto. He specialises in international commercial, investment and construction arbitrations in the telecommunications, oil and gas and mining sectors, as well as investment protection disputes arising under investment protection laws and treaties. He has acted in international arbitrations governed by a variety of procedural rules, including the arbitration rules of the ICC, LCIA, UNCITRAL, BCICAC and DIAC. He has advised international contractors in disputes with employers, construction managers and suppliers regarding delay claims, defective works, variations, and financing issues. Prior to joining BLG, Hugh practiced for five years in London and the Middle East in the international arbitration group of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP and was assistant legal counsel at the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague, where he assisted arbitral tribunals in international investment arbitrations. In addition to various book chapters, articles and commentaries, Hugh is an editor of the International Bar Association’s Arbitration News and co-authored the Guide to the PCA Arbitration Rules (Oxford University Press, 2014).