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Alex Bevan

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates Global Guide 2021 Ranked in 2 departments
Ranked in : Dispute Resolution , Construction: Dispute Resolution
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Dispute Resolution - United Arab Emirates

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Alex Bevan is well regarded for his construction arbitration practice and is regularly called upon to act for clients in the oil and gas sector. Commentators regard him as “a thought leader in international arbitration,” explaining that “he has the experience, the background and a commendable depth of knowledge.”
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Construction: Dispute Resolution - United Arab Emirates

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Alex Bevan is described by market commentators as "excellent," and has experience in an array of contentious construction issues, including arbitrations arising from the oil and gas sector. He also advises clients on claims relating to EPC contracts and extension of time matters.
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Dispute Resolution - Middle East-wide

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Alex Bevan frequently represents contractors and developers in construction arbitrations. His broad regional experience also encompasses joint venture, investment and other commercial disputes; clients appreciate that “he thinks strategically, is highly dedicated and is very focused on our business objectives.” He heads Shearman's Abu Dhabi office and also spends a considerable amount of time in Dubai.
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Alex Bevan is a partner in Shearman & Sterling’s international arbitration practice and Head of the firm’s Abu Dhabi office. He leads the firm’s construction practice.

Alex 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. His practice focuses on construction and development projects, investments, acquisitions and joint venture disputes in the infrastructure, power, oil and gas, aviation and telecoms sectors. He also acts as arbitrator.

Alex 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. His 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.

Alex 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, Alex is bilingual in English and Spanish.

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Alex Bevan

Shearman & Sterling LLP

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