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Malone named "Eminent Fellow" by RICS
Brandon Malone, chairman of the Scottish Arbitration Centre, has been appointed an "Eminent Fellow" of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).
Mr Malone, head of the contentious construction and arbitration team at McClure Naismith LLP, frequently conducts arbitrations and adjudications on significant construction projects, and is an accredited specialist in both construction law and arbitration law with the Law Society of Scotland. He also lectures on construction and arbitration law to various professional bodies including the RICS.
His appointment as a Fellow of RICS (FRICS) is in recognition of his expertise in construction law and contentious construction issues.
Sarah Speirs, director of RICS Scotland, said: “RICS Eminent Membership is only awarded to a select few individuals each year, following a robust nomination and review process. Those invited to join as a result of being nominated through the eminent route are admitted directly to FRICS level, reflecting their standing and achievements. RICS Scotland is delighted to welcome Brandon Malone and the expertise and industry knowledge he brings.”
Mr Malone commented: “It is a great honour to be appointed an Eminent Fellow of RICS. I have worked with the RICS on a number of projects over the years, the most recent being the Scottish Arbitration Centre, in which RICS is an important member. I am delighted to be joining the RICS as a Fellow and I look forward to working with the RICS to enhance the effectiveness of dispute resolution in the construction and property sectors.”