Professor Doug Jones AO is one of the leading arbitrators in the Asia-Pacific region. He is a Sydney-based partner in the Australian law firm of Clayton Utz where he heads the International Arbitration and Major Projects Groups of the firm. Doug is a door tenant at Atkin Chambers, London. His experience includes acting as Arbitrator and Counsel in major international Arbitrations, and advising on major projects in the areas of buildings, road and rail infrastructure, power, potable and waste water, mining infrastructure and processing, and on and offshore oil and gas. He has had extensive experience in PPP and PFI projects. Details of his arbitration experience can be found at www.dougjones.info.
He is the immediate Past President of the Australian Centre for International Commercial Arbitration; he is a Fellow, Chartered Arbitrator and a Past President of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, London (2011), and a Member of the LCIA Court. He is an Australian Government nominee on the ICSID panel of arbitrators and a Foundation Fellow and Graded Arbitrator of the Institute of Arbitrators & Mediators Australia, Fellow of the Arbitrators & Mediators Institute of New Zealand Inc., President, Dispute Review Board Foundation Australia, member of the ICC Australia Arbitration Committee, Council Member, International Federation of Commercial Arbitration Institutions (IFCAI), and a member of a number of panels of International Arbitral bodies.
In June 2012 in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List, Doug was made an Officer of the Order of Australia, 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.
In January 1999 Doug was made a Member of the Order of Australia in recognition of his services to construction law and dispute resolution.
His expertise in International Arbitration and Construction has regularly been recognised by his peers.