Bevan, Alex

Alexander Bevan

Partner
Alex Bevan is a partner practicing in the International Arbitration Group based in our Abu Dhabi office. Alex advises and represents clients in complex international arbitration proceedings arising out of construction and development projects, investments, acquisitions and joint ventures. These disputes arise in a range of industries, in particular infrastructure, power, oil and gas and telecoms. Alex also serves as Arbitrator in international arbitration proceedings.

Alex Bevan has been distinguished in Chambers UK as a “powerful advocate” and “a clinical cross-examiner” with “invaluable strategic thinking.” He is also described as “outstanding – shrewd, hardworking and able.” He is “recommended for complex arbitration and litigation.” in Legal 500 EMEA and also listed in Legal 500 UK and Legal 500 Latin America. He is commended as “efficient and smart” in the June 2014 edition of India Business Law Journal.

Selected Experience

  • European consortium as claimants in ICC arbitration arising out of the construction of a nuclear power plant in Finland. Stockholm seat, Finnish law
  • Indian industrial conglomerate as respondent in ICC arbitration arising out of an agreement for the construction of an industrial gasses facility in Oman. Bahrain seat, Omani law
  • Turkish industrial group as claimant in ICC arbitration arising out of a major urban development project in Moscow. Geneva seat, English law
  • US engineering firm as claimant in LCIA arbitration under the UNCITRAL Rules in connection with a fire at an oil refinery in Lithuania. London seat, Lithuanian law
  • Middle Eastern state-owned company in a series of disputes with EPC Contractors and offtakers in connection with the construction and operation of power and water desalination plants. Law of the Middle Eastern state

Publications

  • “Independent Guarantees in International Construction Projects: A Note of Caution,” Construction Law Journal, Vol. 28 No. 3, 2012, Sweet & Maxwell
  • “Worldwide Freezing Orders in Support of Foreign Arbitrations: A Rare Breed of Relief,” 3(2) Global Arbitration Review 37 (2008)
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Education

  • The College of Law, Chester, Legal Practice Course, 1997, (Commendation) 
  • The College of Law, Chester, Common Professional Examination, 1996, (Commendation)
  • University of Southampton, B.A., 1995, Combined Honours Politics and Spanish/Latin American Studies (1st Class Hons) 

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