Biography

Brandon Malone is a solicitor advocate and arbitrator practicing in Edinburgh and London.  He is the principal of the niche commercial dispute practice Brandon Malone & Company (www.brandonmalone.com).  Dealing with a wide range of disputes over the last 25 years, Brandon has a particular focus on construction, energy, and infrastructure cases.

In 2010 Brandon advised the Scottish Government on the establishment of a national arbitration body for Scotland, and proposed the model of the Scottish Arbitration Centre.  He has been Chairman of the Centre’s Board, since it was set up in 2011 and is a Co-Director of the International Centre for Energy Arbitration, the Centre’s joint project with CEPMLP at the University of Dundee.

Brandon is an experienced arbitrator.  He is appointed to the arbitrator panels of ICDR, CIETAC, AIAC (formerly KLRCA) and BCDR-AAA and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.

In 2016, Brandon led the successful bid to host ICCA 2020 in Edinburgh, and is chairs the host organization.

In the academic field, Brandon is an Honorary Lecturer at the Centre for Energy, Petroleum and Mineral Law and Policy at the University of Dundee.  He is also lectures on the Construction LLM at the University of Strathclyde, and is an External Examiner on the Construction and Arbitration LLM at Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen.

Brandon is currently chairing the ICCA – NYC Bar – CPR Institute Working Group on Cybersecurity in International Arbitration.

He is a member of the ICC UK Arbitration and ADR Committee.