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Alexander Gunning QC

London, UK Global Guide 2022 Ranked in 4 departments

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Energy & Natural Resources - UK

Band 1

Alexander Gunning QC
Alexander Gunning QC is well regarded by peers and solicitors for his effective style of advocacy. He has been involved in a range of energy infrastructure cases, and has acted for contractors in disputes concerning the mining, drilling and transportation of natural resources. Gunning frequently represents clients from Central Asia and China.
Strengths: "He has a very practical way of approaching cases and is good at weeding out arguments that won't work." "He is at the top of his game." "He is on the ball, a good advocate and a pleasure to work with."
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Shipping & Commodities - UK

Band 2

Alexander Gunning QC
Alexander Gunning maintains a strong shipping and commodities practice. He has marked expertise in disputes relating to charter parties and the offshore construction of rigs and ships. He has a noted following among Asian clients.
Strengths: "Alexander is an excellent and diligent barrister." "He is tremendously hard-working and a great help dealing with complex cases, both in terms of his advice as to strategy by also, crucially, on matters of detail."
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Dispute Resolution: Commercial - UK

Band 3

Alexander Gunning QC
Strengths: "Bright, sensible and charming. He's the sort of barrister who can produce a definitive note overnight."
Recent work: Represented the respondent in Xstrata Coal v Benxi Iron & Steel, an application by the claimants under Section 68 of the Arbitration Act to remit a 2010 arbitration award relating to a contract for the supply of coal following the claimants’ failure to enforce the award in the PRC.
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International Arbitration - The English Bar - Global: Multi-Jurisdictional

Band 3

Alexander Gunning QC
Alexander Gunning QC handles a number of complex international arbitrations, regularly acting under institutions such as the LCIA and ICC. He is particularly well versed in disputes relating to the mining, energy and financial services sectors for clients based across Asia.
Strengths: "He has an impressive ability to absorb large volumes of information and to understand the relevant parts quickly." "He is excellent - he has a calm, effective, persuasive manner." "He's very commercial, exceptionally smart and absolutely prodigious with his output, without ever compromising quality."
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