Douglas Jones AO

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Doug Jones AO is a leading independent international arbitrator based in London Sydney and Toronto. Doug is a door tenant at Atkin Chambers, London, and a member arbitrator at Arbitration Place, Toronto.Doug has extensive experience as arbitrator in international and domestic arbitrations under the ICC, LCIA, AAA, ACCL, CCCL, ICDR, KLRCA, SIAC, DIAC, ACICA, IAMA, AMINZ, European Development Fund Arbitration and Conciliation Rules, as well as the ICSID and UNCITRAL Rules. He is the Australian government nominee on the ICSID panel of arbitrators, a NSW government nominee on the arbitration panel under the NSW Mining Act and Petroleum Act, and is a member of numerous international arbitral panels including the SIAC and LCIA arbitrator panels.Doug is the immediate-past president of the Australian Centre for International Commercial Arbitration, past president of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, London (2011) and a member of the LCIA Court. He is a foundation fellow and Grade 1 arbitrator of the Institute of Arbitrators & Mediators Australia, a fellow of the Arbitrators and Mediators Institute of New Zealand, president of the Dispute Resolution Board Foundation Australia, member of the ICC Australia Arbitration Committee, council member of the International Federation of Commercial Arbitration Institutions, fellow of the Western Australian Institute of Dispute Management and a member of a number of panels of international arbitral bodies. Doug is also a professorial fellow at the University of Melbourne and a visiting professor at Queen Mary, University of London.He is an officer of the Order of Australia, having received the award in June 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. Previously, in January 1999 he received the award of member of the Order of Australia in recognition of his services to construction law and dispute resolution.

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