Aaron de Jong, LL.B. (Hons), LL.M. (Berlin)

Solicitor (Australien), Foreign Associate

Aaron de Jong is a Solicitor admitted in Australia and regularly acts as counsel in arbitration proceedings as well as administrative secretary to arbitral tribunals. The focus of his practice is international commercial and construction disputes.

Aaron received a Bachelor of Laws (Hons, 1st class) from Murdoch University in Perth, Western Australia, and a Master of Laws in International Dispute Resolution from Humboldt Universität zu Berlin. He was previously a lawyer in the construction and engineering team of a large international law firm in Perth, Western Australia, working primarily on international arbitration, adjudication and litigation matters. Prior to this, he was a lawyer in the commercial litigation team of a well-reputed Australian mid-size law firm.

Aaron is a member of the Hanseatic Bar Association. Aaron’s working language is English.

As counsel in arbitral proceedings
Representation of domestic and foreign companies in domestic and international arbitration proceedings

As secretary to the Arbitral Tribunal
Secretary to the arbitral tribunal in domestic and international arbitration proceedings

  • Arbitration and adjudication
  • Commercial and construction law
  • English
  • Since 2017
    Solicitor (Australia), Foreign Associate with Hanefeld Rechtsanwälte, Hamburg
  • 2016 - 2017
    Master of Laws (LL.M.), International Dispute Resolution at Humboldt Universität zu Berlin (Awarded Best Student 2016/2017)
  • 2014 - 2016
    Associate with Norton Rose Fulbright in Perth, Western Australia
  • 2011 - 2014
    Associate with Rockwell Olivier in Perth, Western Australia
  • 2011 - 2011
    Diploma of Legal Practice at the College of Law in Perth, Western Australia  
  • 2007 - 2010
    Bachelor of Laws (Hons, 1st class) at Murdoch University in Perth, Western Australia and Uppsala Universitet, Sweden
2018Inherent Powers to Streamline the ProceedingsF. Ferrari / F. Rosenfeld, Inherent Powers of Arbitrators, Juris
2018Arbitration in a Post-Truth-World: Perception v RealityIBA Dispute Resolution International, Vol. 12 No. 2, S. 165 et seq.
2018The "Right" Place of Arbitration: How Germany Might Profit from BrexitSchiedsVZ, Heft 5
2017Inherent Powers to Streamline the ProceedingsEuropean International Arbitration Review
2013Wasted time: the pitfalls of missing deadlines under the Construction Contracts Act 2004lexology.com
2018Introduction to International Commercial ArbitrationIDR LL.M. - Humboldt Universität zu BerlinBerlinGermany
2015No Notice of Dispute Necessary? Stays of Proceedings and Referral to ArbitrationN.N.PerthAustralia
2015An Introduction to the Construction Contracts Act 2004N.N.PerthAustralia
2015Recourse to Performance Securities: Sugar Australia Pty Ltd v Lend Lease Services Pty LtdN.N.PerthAustralia
  • German Institution of Arbitration (DIS40)
  • Young ICCA
  • Hanseatic Bar Association