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Matthew Brown

Senior Associate, Clifford Chance Asia*

Clifford Chance, Singapore
Practice area Litigation & dispute resolution
Sector Mining & metals, Telecommunications, media & technology
Tel +6565062763

Matthew Brown

Senior Associate, Clifford Chance Asia*

* Clifford Chance Asia is a Formal Law Alliance in Singapore between Clifford Chance Pte Ltd and Cavenagh Law LLP

Matthew Brown is a senior associate in our Litigation and Dispute Resolution practice in Singapore. He specialises in international arbitration and has represented clients in proceedings under the SIAC, ICC, LCIA and ICSID arbitration rules.

Matthew has advised on all aspects of the arbitral process, from emergency arbitrator appointments through to enforcement of awards.

Matthew is admitted in England and Wales.

Relevant experience

  • Advising PNGSDP on its ICSID based arbitration vs. State of Papua New Guinea.
  • Advising Churchill Mining and its subsidiary Planet Mining in two parallel ICSID arbitrations in relation to the (alleged) revocation of mining licences to exploit a thermal coal deposit in the East Kutai Regency of Kalimantan.
  • Advising a major financial institution in SIAC arbitration proceedings arising out of a shareholder agreement relating to a multi-million dollar equity investment in an Indian media company. 
  • Advising an oil and gas company in ICC arbitration proceedings in a dispute arising out of the allocation of joint venture costs.

Career and qualifications

  • Emmanuel College, Cambridge (BA Hons, Modern Languages) 2005
  • Stagiaire, European Commission (DG Relex) 2006
  • College of Law, London (LLB) 2008
  • Admitted as a solicitor in England & Wales 2010
  • Joined Clifford Chance 2010
  • Speaks English and Spanish

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