Barrister: Neil Brown QC

Year of Call: 1964

Silk: 1980

The Honourable Neil Brown QC joined the Bar in Australia in 1964. He has enjoyed a long and distinguished career in both domestic and international government as a Minister in the Federal Government of Australia. Building on his unique experience, his legal career has seen him practice in virtually every area of the law and his reputation has quickly grown in the commercial, public, intellectual property, administrative, planning, employment and industrial relations fields.

A Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and a Chartered Arbitrator, The Honourable Neil Brown QC now brings his vast expertise and renowned reputation to the field of alternative dispute resolution as a qualified and experienced arbitrator, mediator and conciliator who practices throughout the world in Europe, the USA, Asia, Latin America and Australasia.

In addition, he is a sought after guest speaker and lectures widely on a variety of legal topics alongside authoring a number of articles and case notes on arbitration and mediation.

Education & Qualifications

  • 2003: Awarded the Centenary Medal by the Commonwealth of Australia
  • 1980: Appointed Queen’s Counsel
  • 1964: Admitted as Barrister & Solicitor to the Supreme Court of Victoria
  • 1963: Bachelor of Laws, University of Melbourne