FIDIC Adjudicator Details

International Client Manager

Brandon  Malone

  Country of residence: United Kingdom

  Citizenship: British Citizen


Countries with experience

Other countries with experience:

Global regions

  • North America
  • West Europe
  • Middle East

Languages spoken

  • English

Construction contract experience

  • Construction Contract 2nd Ed (2017 Red Book)

Consultancy contract experience

  • Not applicable - none of the above

Specialist contract experience

  • Not applicable - none of the above

CV - Services offered

  • Arbitration
  • Adjudication
  • Mediation
  • Conciliation
  • Facilitator
  • Contract Expert/specialist

Technical expertise

  • Construction law
  • Claims and variations

  • Extension of time
  • Defects

Short summary experiences

Brandon Malone has almost 30 years of experience as a lawyer working in the field of commercial dispute resolution, 25 of those years as a specialist in construction and engineering law. He has represented parties in the higher courts, arbitrations and adjudication processes in respect of a wide variety of disputes ranging from quantum and delay claims, to contract interpretation disputes, to building defect cases, to PFI disputes, and professional negligence claims. As well as dealing with disputes, Brandon has had extensive experience of drafting and negotiating professional appointments and building and engineering contracts. As a litigator, he has appeared in a wide range of courts, including the appeal courts. He is qualified to appear in the higher civil courts in Scotland (the Court of Session) and as a practising barrister, he is also able to appear in the High Court in England and Wales, and the UK Supreme Court. Brandon was involved in one of the earliest statutory adjudications in the UK under the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996, and has been heavily involved in adjudication ever since, pursing and defending major construction and engineering disputes. He was first appointed as an adjudicator in 2015, and since then has dealt with a wide range of cases as adjudicator under a range of JCT and SBCC form, as well as bespoke contracts and complex PFI agreements. The subject matter of the decisions issued include professional negligence, contract interpretation, delay and disruption, design defects, and performance and payment under PFI agreements. Brandon also has extensive experience of arbitration, having dealt with cases under ICDR, LCIA and ad hoc rules._x000D_

Position and experience

Acredited mediator: Yes
Acredited arbitrator: Yes

Employment status:
Present position:
Previous positions:


  • Appointed by RICS as an adjudicator on a multi-million pound dispute relating to dangerous cladding on a hotel
  • Appointed by Law Society of Scotland as adjudicator on complex PFI contract dispute
  • Appointed by Law Society of Scotland on a multi-million pound professional negligence claim against an engineer
  • Appointed by RICS as an adjudicator in respect of an extension of time claim on a museum refurbishment


  • Inner Temple - Bar of England and Wales - Law Society of Scotland
  • Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (FRICS)
  • Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb)
  • Chairman - Scottish Arbitration Centre
  • UK Member - ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR
  • Dispute Resolution Board Foundation
  • International Council for Commercial Arbitration

Panel listings

  • Construction Industry Council (Panel of Adjudicators)
  • Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (President's Panel of Adjudicators)
  • Law Society of Scotland (Panel of Adjudicators)
  • UK Adjudicators
  • CIArb (Scottish Branch) (Chairman's Panel of Adjudicators)
  • RICS (Panel of Adjudicators)
  • American Arbitration Association (AAA)(Arbitrator Roster)
  • International Center for Dispute Resolution (IDRC) (Arbitrator Roster)
  • Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) (Panel of Arbitrators)
  • Dubai International Arbitration Centre (DIAC) (Panel of Arbitrators)
  • Saudi Center for Commercial Arbitration (S

Qualifications, jurisdiction and discipline

  • Barrister (Inner Temple). Bar Standards Board - England and Wales
  • Solicitor Advocate. Scotland
  • Chartered Surveyor (FRICS). UK
  • Accredited Specialist in Construction Law (Law Society of Scotland)
  • Accredited Specialist in Arbitration Law (Law Society of Scotland)
  • Accredited Solicitor Arbitrator (Law Society of Scotland)
  • RICS Accredited Mediator. UK
  • IMI Qualified Mediator