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Gordon L. Jaynes

  • Mr.
  • Self-Employed
  • Faircross
    Wentworth Drive
  • Virginia Water, Surrey, GU25 4NY, United Kingdom
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  • Phone: +44 (1344) 845687
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  • Company Phone: +44 (1344) 845687
  • Fax: +44 (1344) 845087


  • Undergraduate: A.B. Whitman College, 1950
  • Graduate: Dip.L.(International) University of London (UCL)
  • Law School: University of Washington/1954

Career History

One year of practice in Seattle, WA, as Associate in Little, LeSourd, Palmer, Scott & Slemmons, followed by 2 years active duty in US Army, after which was employed as civilian attorney by US 3rd Air Force headquarters, England, until transfer to USAF Ballistic Systems Division, California. Later employed by Kaiser Engineers & Constructors, Inc., latterly as sole Counsel for its projects in Europe, Africa, and Middle East. In 1974, began private practice based in England, which continues. Practice included partnership in 2 US-based law firms no longer existing — first, Graham & James, and later, Whitman Breed Abbott & Morgan.

Professional Activities

Full time practice solely relating to contractual aspects of international construction projects, primarily in developing countries. Includes resolution of disputes under such contracts, as advocate or as arbitrator/Dispute Board member.

Representative Articles, Publications, Speeches and Seminars

Service on editorial boards of “International Construction Law Review”, and “Construction International”; active speaker and trainer, including many years of training lawyers from developing countries on use of various standard forms of contract in frequent use in their countries.

Court Admissions

States of Washington (inactive) and California (active); US Federal Courts

Community Activities

International Development Law Organization

International Motor Sports Ltd.

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