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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.