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Dispute Resolution - United Arab Emirates
"Alex Bevan is a standout practitioner and has a stellar reputation. He's a great team player: really intelligent and client-friendly." "He's a real class operator in his domain." "He's very organised, efficient, very good to work with and really knows his stuff. He ticks all the boxes."
Construction: Dispute Resolution - United Arab Emirates
"Alex Bevan is very experienced in the region. We are confident his advice can be heavily relied upon."
Dispute Resolution - Middle East-wide
"He is very active in the region and has strong expertise when it comes to Oman-related cases."
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Partner in Shearman & Sterling’s international arbitration practice and Head of the Abu Dhabi office. Leads the firm’s construction practice.
Advises and represents companies and state-owned entities in international proceedings under the arbitration rules of major institutions, including the ICC, LCIA, HKIAC, ICSID, LMAA and in ad hoc arbitrations. Practice focuses on construction and development projects, investments, acquisitions and joint venture disputes in the infrastructure, power, oil and gas, aviation and telecoms sectors. Also acts as arbitrator.
Has extensive experience in international arbitrations related to construction and engineering projects, including civil infrastructure, energy, manufacturing, real estate and urban development, industrial plants and shipbuilding. Practice includes the spectrum of issues arising in engineering and construction disputes, such as delay claims, defective works, change orders and cost variations, unforeseen circumstances and others.
Co-chairs the SIAC Users’ Middle East Council, is a member of the Steering Committee of the ICC UAE Commission on Arbitration & ADR, the LCIA, the International Arbitration Institute, the Swiss Arbitration Association and the Spanish Arbitration Club.
Qualified as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales, and bilingual in English and Spanish.
The College of Law, Chester: Legal Practice Course, (Commendation)
The College of Law, Chester: Common Professional Examination, (Commendation)
University of Southampton: B.A., Combined Honours Politics and Spanish/Latin American Studies (First Class)
Admissions: Solicitor, Supreme Court of England and Wales
Courts: DIFC Courts, Part II Registered Practitioner (with full rights of audience)