Brandon Malone

Brandon Malone

University of Aberdeen (LLB)

University of Strathclyde (LLM Construction Law)
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
Lord President’s member of the Scottish Civil Justice Council

Trustee, Edinburgh International Film Festival
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

Practice Overview

Brandon Malone has 30 years’ experience in commercial dispute resolution as arbitrator and counsel.  He is a barrister (Inner Temple)  and a Scottish advocate. He also has rights of audience before the DIFC Courts, Dubai, UAE.

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

Brandon is a panel arbitrator with various international arbitration institutions including AAA/ICDR, New York, SIAC, Singapore, DIAC, Dubai, CIETAC, Beijing, AIAC, Kuala Lumpur, SCCA, Ridyadh, RSPP, Moscow, EDAC, Ankara and BCDR-AAA, Bahrain.

He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, and a member of the ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR. He is an Honorary Lecturer at the Centre for Energy, Petroleum and Mineral Law and Policy (CEPMLP) at the University of Dundee.

Brandon was the architect of the Scottish Arbitration Centre and served as its Chairman from its inception in 2011 until 2022.  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 was the Congress Chair for the hugely successful XXVth ICCA Congress held in Edinburgh in September 2022.