Emily M.Habershon


Brisbane + 61.7.3085.7014

Emily Habershon is a commercial dispute resolution lawyer who practices in litigation, arbitration, and other alternative dispute resolution procedures. She has acted for national and international corporations, government departments, and not-for-profit organizations, with a focus on construction disputes and disputes in the energy and resources sectors. Emily has a particular interest in environmental law and is currently completing a master's degree in environmental management.

Emily has acted in a number of large, complex disputes before the Supreme Court of Queensland, including most recently in proceedings concerning the construction of a major LNG (liquefied natural gas) project. Prior to joining Jones Day, she acted in a dispute relating to the construction of an underground coal mine; for a large Australian energy company in relation to a dispute arising under a long-term gas supply agreement; for an Australian developer pursuing claims against subcontractors; for a major Australian energy company in price review negotiations under a long-term gas supply agreement; and in arbitral proceedings in London conducted under the London Maritime Arbitration Association Terms. Emily also has assisted clients with disputes arising under the Queensland Government Information Technology Contracting (GITC) framework (now QITC framework).

Emily was an Associate to the Honourable Justice Peter Lyons of the Supreme Court of Queensland in 2012.