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Dale Atkinson's practice focuses on resolving disputes arising out of major infrastructure projects, predominantly in the energy and resources sectors. He also has acted in restructuring and insolvency matters.

Dale has experience representing large national and international corporations and government bodies in litigation, arbitration, and security of payment adjudications. His recent representations include a major oil and gas producer in a multiparty arbitration seated in Perth concerning the construction of one of Australia's largest liquified natural gas (LNG) processing facilities. He is also acting in Supreme Court of Western Australia proceedings involving a contractual dispute regarding a waste to energy facility.


  • STERIS acquires Cantel Medical for $3.6 billionJones Day advised STERIS plc in its acquisition of Cantel Medical Corp, a global provider of infection prevention products and services primarily to endoscopy and dental customers, for $3.6 billion.
  • QIC invests A$200 million in restructuring of Virgin AustraliaJones Day advised the Queensland Investment Corporation (QIC) on its A$200 million combined debt and equity investment and participation in the A$3.5 billion recapitalization and acquisition out of administration of Australia's second largest airline, Virgin Australia, by Bain Capital.
  • Multinational technical, professional, and construction services firm participates in workplace investigation conducted by major Federal Government customerJones Day advised a multinational engineering services firm on the participation of its employees and contractors in a major Federal Government customer’s investigation into alleged workplace misconduct, conflict of interest, government procurement, and other probity issues on a major Government project.
  • Teleperformance Australia restructures operations at Melbourne call centerJones Day assisted Teleperformance Australia Pty Ltd. with a mass redundancy of all employees working at a call center in Melbourne.