In Discussion on International Arbitration

23 November 2021 - 18:00 to 19:30

‘In Discussion with Master Doug Jones and Master Treasurer Ali Malek QC on International Arbitration’.

Registration Location: Benchers’ Entrance
Registration: 5.40pm
Qualifying Session
May count towards Continuing Professional Development (CPD) for barristers: view the Bar Standards Board guidance for CPD
Dress Code: Dark suits (no gowns)

The Speaker 

Professor Doug Jones AO is an international commercial and investor-state arbitrator with over 40 years' prior experience as an international transactional and disputes project lawyer. An Honorary Bencher of Gray’s Inn, Doug is a door tenant at Atkin Chambers in London, as well as having chambers in Sydney, Australia and Toronto, Canada and. He is also an International Judge of the Singapore International Commercial Court.

He has been involved in over 150 arbitrations which include construction, infrastructure, energy, commodities, intellectual property, joint venture, and investor-state disputes seated in over 30 jurisdictions around the world. He has experience as arbitrator under many institutional and ad hoc arbitral rules, in disputes of values exceeding some billions $US.


This event is open all (Members and non-Members). 

Book online via the Gray's Inn Online System (GIOS).


  • All: £8

Qualifying Sessions 

Qualifying Session (QS): 1 QS
Theme: Legal Knowledge, Justice and the Rule of Law 
Learning outcomes:

  • Consider key issues and current themes in the field of International Arbitration as illustrated by case studies and experiences selected by our guest speaker
  • Discuss ethical issues in the conduct of International Arbitration
  • Discuss opportunities and careers in International Arbitration with experienced practitioners.

This QS relates to the following elements of the Professional Statement for Barristers: 1.2, 1.3, 1.7, 1.9, 1.10, 1.15, 1.16, 1.18, 2.1, 3.1, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 4.5
Preparation required: No

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