Matthew Brown

Matthew Brown

Foreign Associate


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Matthew specialises in international arbitration, representing and advising clients in arbitration proceedings under the auspices of, among others, the ICC, DIAC, NAI and CEPANI.  His practice includes commercial  matters as well as investment arbitration proceedings under UNCITRAL and ICSID. He coaches Leiden University's team for the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot Court Competition and has previously coached teams from Afghanistan and the Middle East. While in law school, his team reached the final 16 of the Willem C. Vis Moot, and Matthew received an honourable mention as Best Oralist.

Matthew is a member of Young ICCA, ICC YAF and NAI Jong Oranje. He has published on arbitration in the journal Transnational Dispute Management and serves on the editorial board of the Vindobona Journal of International Commercial Law and Arbitration.


Matthew is admitted to the bar in New York. He is not admitted to the bar in the Netherlands and does not advise on Dutch law.


  • LL.M. (Adv.), (cum laude), International Civil and Commercial Law (Leiden University)
  • J.D., Litigation Concentration (George Mason University School of Law, USA)
  • B.A., Political Science (Wake Forest University, USA)
  • Studied at Queen Mary, University of London (UK)