Partner, Baker McKenzie
Jo is a Partner at Baker & McKenzie in Sydney with 20 years experience in commercial, construction and investment arbitrations under the ICC, LCIA, SIAC, AAA, UNCITRAL and ICSID arbitration rules. That experience covers a diverse range of industries, including energy, resources and infrastructure, general construction and telecommunications and information technology. Jo has been involved in a number of investment arbitrations, including the cases brought against governments in Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Asia (including India). Jo regularly advises on all aspects of international arbitration and investment protection planning. Jo has given numerous conference papers and presentations to clients, students and internally on various aspects of international arbitration, particularly investment arbitrations. Jo regularly publishes client briefings and case notes on recent developments in the law and hot topics. She is also involved with a number of arbitration organisations, including Australian alternate member of the ICC Court of Arbitration, Council member of the Australian branch of CIArb, Director Practice and Procedures Committee, ACICA and the ILA Management Committee.