Hugh A Meighen is a senior associate in BLG’s international trade and arbitration group based in Toronto. He specialises in international commercial, investment and construction arbitration in the telecommunications, oil and gas, and mining sectors, as well as investment protection disputes arising under investment protection laws and treaties. He has acted in international arbitrations governed by a variety of procedural rules, including the arbitration rules of the ICC, LCIA, UNCITRAL, ICDR, BCICAC and DIAC. Prior to joining BLG, Hugh practised in London and the Middle East in the international arbitration group of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP and was assistant legal counsel at the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague, where he assisted arbitral tribunals in international investment arbitrations. In addition to various book chapters, articles and commentaries, Hugh co-authored A Guide to the PCA Arbitration Rules (Oxford University Press, 2014). Hugh is a qualified lawyer in New York State and a barrister and solicitor in Ontario. He earned his BCL and LLB degrees from the McGill Faculty of Law in 2009 (Dean’s List) and a BA degree cum laude from Princeton University in 2005. From 2017 to 2019, Hugh has been recognised by Global Arbitration Review for inclusion in Who’s Who: Arbitration List of Future Leaders.