Doug Jones is an international infrastructure and dispute resolution lawyer. 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 He has practised extensively throughout Australasia and Asia in project, structuring and financing, contract drafting and advice during project implementation and dispute resolution since his first admission to practice in 1972.
Doug has extensive experience in international and domestic arbitrations under the ICC, LCIA, AAA, KLRCA, SIAC, ACICA Rules. He has also been regularly involved in the use of ADR including mediation in construction industry disputes.
He is a Fellow and Elected Member of the Board of Trustees of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (London) , Vice President of the Asia-Pacific Council of the London Court of International Arbitration and Vice-Chairman of the IPBA Dispute Resolution and Arbitration Committee, and Co Vice Chair of the IBA International Construction Projects Committee, Senior Vice-President of the Australian Centre for International Commercial Arbitration, a Foundation Fellow and Graded Arbitrator of The Institute of Arbitrators & Mediators Australia, International Arbitrator on the panels of a number of International Arbitration Centres, and a member of the Australian Executive Committee of the Dispute Review Board Foundation. He is Editorial Advisory Board Member of the International Construction Law Review, Editorial Board Member of the International Trade & Business Law Review and a member of The Melbourne Juris Doctor Advisory Board of the University of Melbourne.
He is Professorial Fellow in the Law School of Melbourne University and Adjunct Professor University of Notre Dame Australia (2004 - date).
In January 1999 he was made a Member of the Order of Australia in recognition of his services to construction law and dispute resolution.