Doug Johnson’s practice focuses on commercial law and international arbitration.
He has acted on a broad range of commercial matters including contractual and construction disputes, insurance litigation, shareholder and corporations law matters, urgent injunctions, and royal commissions.
A significant part of Doug’s practice has involved high-value disputes arising from construction and engineering projects; particularly in the energy and resources sector. Doug has advised on the full gamut of construction-related issues, such as EOTs and variations, defects, loss quantification, joint venture disputes, extra-contractual claims, and professional liability. He also has experience preparing statutory adjudications.
Doug has acted in proceedings in most superior courts in Australia, including the High Court, Federal Court, and the WA and NSW Supreme Courts, as well as arbitrations convened under the ICC and SIAC rules.
Before joining the Bar, Doug was a solicitor in the dispute resolution teams at Jones Day and King & Wood Mallesons. He also practised in insurance litigation at Moray & Agnew.
A detailed CV is available on request.