Cameron Ford is an Australian lawyer specializing in major international arbitrations as counsel and arbitrator. He has acted in construction, energy, commercial and investor-state international arbitrations before the world’s leading arbitral bodies and in UNICTRAL arbitrations. He is on the arbitral panels of SIAC, HKIAC, AIAC and the Beijing Arbitration Commission and has sat as sole and co-arbitrator in a number of arbitrations.
Cameron spent nine years in-house at a multinational mining company in its Singapore office and, as senior counsel, he was responsible for managing its global disputes. He also previously worked in-house at the National Australia Bank as head of dispute resolution for four states and as special counsel for Downer Group, working on large construction disputes and arbitrations in Sydney and Singapore.
Cameron was in private practice in dispute resolution at a leading law firm in the Northern Territory of Australia and was a barrister at the independent bar in Australia. He is a Fellow of the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Australian Centre for International Commercial Arbitration and Association of Forensic & Advanced Valuation Executives.
He has served as editor-in-chief of the Northern Territory Law Reports for 15 years and as the executive editor of the Northern Territory Law Journal since it began in 2006.
Cameron is undertaking a PhD on security for costs in international arbitration through Monash University in Melbourne, Australia.