Jo Delaney is Special Counsel in the Sydney office of Baker & McKenzie. She has 15 years of experience as counsel in complex cross-border disputes based in Sydney and London, most of which were resolved through international arbitration. Jo joined Baker & McKenzie in 2013, after spending the past 13 years developing her international arbitration expertise with the international arbitration team at Clifford Chance in London.
Jo has extensive 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. Whilst Jo's experience covers various parts of the world, she has a particular interest in India and has been involved in a number of Indian-related arbitrations.
Jo has been involved in a number of investment arbitrations. Jo's first experience of investment arbitrations was the Lauder and CME cases brought against the Czech Republic. Since then Jo has been represented investors and States as well as advised investors on various investment protection planning issues.
Jo has given numerous conference papers and presentations on various aspects of international arbitration, particularly investment arbitrations, including lectures to English, Canadian and Indian students. She has also given lectures on the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators Diploma Course.
Jo regularly publishes client briefings and case notes on recent developments in the law and has published articles on a variety of issues in international arbitration.
Jo is a Member of ACICA and the General Committee of the Asia-Pacific Forum for International Arbitration. Jo is admitted in NSW and England and Wales.
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