Arran is an experienced barrister, adjudicator, arbitrator and mediator. He is called in London (2007), Belfast (2006) and Dublin (2003), has rights of audience in the Courts of the Abu Dhabi Global Market ("ADGM") (2020), registered in the Falkland Islands and at the Astana International Financial Centre (AIFC) Courts (2020). Arran is also based at the Law Library, Dublin. His practice includes advocacy, drafting statements of case, contractual documents and advising on commercial, chancery, construction, alternative dispute resolution (ADR) and international matters. Arran is a member of the Council of the Society of Construction Law and a Trustee of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.
Arran has been recognised for his work as counsel with a number of awards including from Finance Monthly. He is comfortable working for a range of clients from individual litigants to large businesses. Arran looks to help clients effectively resolve disputes where appropriate making use of Alternative Dispute Resolution processes. He regularly works to tight timelines to help best progress disputes.
Aside from his core professional work Arran enjoys writing and speaking on legal issues. He is the co-author of 3 editions of Arbitration Law (Round Hall, Dublin 2008, 2014 and 2018. He also co-edits the Construction, Engineering and Energy Law Journal of Ireland. Arran has significant experience lecturing in a range of legal subjects including but not limited to arbitration. He is a visiting professor at the School of Business and Law in Lahore.
- 2010 Diploma In Construction Law (Trinity College, Dublin)
- 2006 Diploma In International Commercial Arbitration (CIArb course at Keble College)
- 2006 Fellow of Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
- 2006 LL.M in European Union (Commercial) Law (University of Leicester)
- 2003 Accredited Mediator (Bar Council of Ireland)
- 2003 Diploma in Arbitration (National University of Ireland, Dublin)
- 2003 Barrister-at-Law degree (King's Inns)