James (Jim) Morrison is a specialist in international arbitration, acting as arbitrator and counsel, as well as having extensive experience working in multiple arbitral institutions.
An Australian-qualified lawyer, Jim has worked at leading international law firms in Australia and Korea, representing leading companies in a wide variety of complex high-stakes commercial and investor-state disputes, including in the fields of construction, infrastructure, energy and resources, M&A, intellectual property, shipbuilding and joint ventures.
Jim is formerly Counsel at the ICC International Court of Arbitration in Paris and Counsel (Acting Secretary General) at the Australian Centre for International Commercial Arbitration in Sydney where he managed teams of lawyers responsible for the conduct of hundreds of international arbitrations taking place all over the world (but particularly in Asia). He holds a Master's Degree in International Commercial Arbitration Law from the University of Stockholm
Jim has been named in the International Who's Who of Commercial Arbitration from 2012 to 2018 and has participated in working groups to revise various institutional and ad hoc arbitration rules. He regularly speaks and lectures at arbitration conferences and universities. Jim is a former Co-Chair of Young ICCA, a co-author of the first English language text book on Korean arbitration law and regularly publishes in international dispute resolution.