Brandon Malone

Practice Overview

Brandon Malone has over 25 years’ experience in commercial dispute resolution as arbitrator and counsel.  He is a solicitor advocate in Scotland and a solicitor of the Senior Courts in England and Wales.

His areas of specialisation include construction, engineering, infrastructure, and energy, including oil and gas and renewables, and international trade law.

Brandon is a panel arbitrator with various international arbitration institutions including SIAC, AAA/ICDR, CIETAC, AIAC, DIAC and BCDR-AAA.

He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, and a member of the ICC UK Arbitration and ADR Committee. He is an Honorary Lecturer at the Centre for Energy, Petroleum and Mineral Law and Policy at the University of Dundee and is a former External Examiner in arbitration law and practice at Robert Gordon University.

Brandon was the architect of the Scottish Arbitration Centre and has served as its Chairman since its inception in 2011.  He is a Co-Director of the International Centre for Energy Arbitration.

Brandon chairs the ICCA/NYC Bar/CPR Working Group on Cybersecurity in International Arbitration, and is the Congress Chair for the XXVth ICCA Congress to be held in Edinburgh in May 2020.

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University of Aberdeen (LLB)

University of Strathclyde (LLM Construction Law)


Law Society of Scotland

Law Society of England and Wales

Chartered Institute of Arbitrators

Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors

London Court of International Arbitration

International Council for Commercial Arbitration


Lord President’s member of the Scottish Civil Justice Council

Trustee, Edinburgh International Film Festival


Handbook on Third-Party Funding in International Arbitration (Scotland Chapter)

Arbitration World: Jurisdictional and Institutional Comparisons (Scotland Chapter) Sweet & Maxwell

International Arbitration 2016 (Scotland Chapter) Chambers and Partners

Kendall on Expert Determination by Freedman and Farrell (5th Edition) (Contributed Scotland section)

IBA Country Guide: Scotland

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