The Hon Neil Brown QC

Name: The Hon Neil Brown QC

Qualifications: Bachelor of Laws

Title: Barrister, Arbitrator and Mediator

Organisation: Owen Dixon Chambers West

State: Victoria

Immediation Practice Area: Mediation, Arbitration,Expert Determination


I am a Chartered Arbitrator and a member of  the Victorian Bar. I have had a long and distinguished career in government  and the Law. I have been a Minister in the Federal Government, a delegate to  the General Assembly of the United Nations. I have practiced in virtually  every area of law, including commercial construction, intellectual property,  administrative town planning and industrial relations. Now my key focus area  is on mediation, arbitration and independent advice.

One of my specialties is in internet domain  name arbitration.

●        CIArb (Fellow)

●        ACICA (Fellow)

●        Chartered Arbitrator

●        IAMA (Fellow)

●        WIPO panellist

Immediation Area(s) of Expertise

Banking and Finance (Banking, Bankruptcy and insolvency, Consumer credit, Financial instruments, Financial regulation,Fringe benefits tax, GST, Income tax, Insurance, Land tax, Mortgages, Payroll tax, Personal Property Securities Register, Reinsurance, Stamp duty,Superannuation, Taxation – Federal, Taxation – State)

Common law and professional regulation (Medical negligence, Medical regulation, Negligence, Personal injury, Professional negligence, Torts)

Corporate and commercial (ACCC, Advertising,Agency, Agribusiness, ASIC, Automotive, Competition law, Consumer credit,Consumer protection, Contracts, Corporations, Directors’ duties, Energy resources mining, Equipment finance, Foreign Investment Review Board,Franchising, Health, International law, Joint Ventures, Liquor licensing,Listing rules, Mergers and acquisitions, Misleading advertising, Misleading and deceptive conduct/fraud, Partnership, Private equity, Product liability,Securities regulation, Shareholder remedies, Sport, Takeovers, Unconscionable conduct)

Government and administrative law (Civil liabilities, Commonwealth employment, Crown liability, Customs, Freedom of Information (FOI), Immigration, Judicial review and merits review, Privacy,Probity, Public administration and governance, Social security, Statutory interpretation)

Intellectual property, Information technology and media (Copyright, Defamation, Information technology, Intellectual property, Media and entertainment, Moral rights, Patents, Plant breeders’rights, Procurement, Telecommunications)

Property, construction, environment, oil, gas and mining (Building and construction, Commercial leasing, Compulsory acquisition, Environmental regulation, Franchising, Local government, Native title, Oil gas and mining, Owners Corporation, Property, Residential leasing,Restrictive covenants, Retail leasing, Security of payments, Town planning)