David Brown

ICLA Board Member

David is a highly experienced international dispute resolution lawyer focusing on the construction sector, based in the Paris office of Clyde & Co.  He has a wide range of experience dealing with international construction and dispute resolution matters on all five continents, as well as in many sectors within the energy, infrastructure, and utilities industries.

David’s dispute resolution experience notably involves international arbitration (particularly under the ICC Rules). He has acted as both counsel and arbitrator, concerning a broad range of commercial matters in addition to construction. He is also very active in Dispute Board proceedings, as well as a regular speaker on international construction and dispute resolution subjects in Europe and further afield. He features on the FIDIC President’s List of Adjudicators, as well as the FIDIC French national list. David is penned numerous publications on topics pertaining to international arbitration and projects’ disputes.

David is listed as a leading construction lawyer in Who’s Who Legal, and as one of the top three specialists in France. He is recommended for Dispute Resolution in the European Network of Legal Experts, and also features as a recommended practitioner in the PLC Cross-Border Construction and Projects Handbook for high-end international projects.