Briana Young

Briana Young

Professional Support Consultant / Foreign Legal Consultant (England & Wales), Herbert Smith Freehills (Hong Kong)

Briana Young has over 15 years' experience in international arbitration, first as counsel and now as a foreign legal consultant in Herbert Smith Freehills' Greater China international arbitration team. She is also an experienced Tribunal Secretary, and sits as an arbitrator.

Based in Hong Kong, Briana is an expert in international arbitration law and procedure. She speaks and teaches on a range of arbitration topics, as well as writing articles, legal briefings and other publications.

Briana is a Vice Chair of the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre. She is also a member of the committee responsible for drafting the HKIAC Administered Arbitration Rules 2013 and 2018, and a member of the HKIAC Council.

Briana co-chairs the Hong Kong Law Reform Commission's sub-committee on outcome-related fee structures in arbitration.

She also co-chaired HKIAC's Task Force on Third Party Funding in Arbitration, and writes and speaks frequently on arbitration funding.