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<xTITLE>The Arbitration Conversation No. 38: Arbitrator Jo Delaney of Baker McKenzie</xTITLE>

The Arbitration Conversation No. 38: Arbitrator Jo Delaney of Baker McKenzie

by Jo Delaney, Amy Schmitz
December 2020

In this episode of the Arbitration Conversation Amy interviews Jo Delaney of Baker McKenzie on arbitration in Australia.



Jo Delaney is a Partner at Baker & McKenzie focusing on international arbitration. She has extensive experience of commercial, construction and investment arbitrations under the ICC, LCIA, SIAC, HKIAC, AAA, UNCITRAL and ICSID arbitration rules relating to different industries. Jo has been involved in a number of investment arbitrations, acting for private parties and States. Jo regularly advises on all aspects of international arbitration and investment protection planning. Jo regularly publishes and speaks at conferences She is a member of the ICC Court of Arbitration, ACICA Practices and Procedures Board, ILA Management Committee, The Pledge Steering Committee, and a fellow of CIArb and ACICA.

Professor Amy Schmitz joined the University of Missouri School of Law and the Center for Dispute Resolution as the Elwood L. Thomas Missouri Endowed Professor of Law in 2016. Previously she was a Professor at the University of Colorado School of Law for over 16 years. Prior to teaching, Professor Schmitz practiced law with large law firms in Seattle and Minneapolis, and served as a law clerk for the U. S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit.  Professor Schmitz teaches courses in Contracts, Lawyering, Online Dispute Resolution (ODR), AI, Data Analytics and the Law, Arbitration, International Arbitration, and Consumer Law. She has been heavily involved in ODR teaching and research for a long time and is a Fellow of the National Center for Technology and Dispute Resolution, as well as the Co-Chair of the ABA Technology Committee of the Dispute Resolution Section and the ODR Task Force.  She serves on the Association of American Law Schools Executive Committee on Commercial and Consumer Law, was an External Scientific Fellow of the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg, and is a researcher with the ACT Project exploring AI and ODR. Professor Schmitz has published over 50 articles in law journals and books, and a book, The New Handshake: Online Dispute Resolution and the Future of Consumer Protection, with Colin Rule.