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Alex Bevan is a partner in the International Arbitration practice and Head of the Abu Dhabi office. He leads the firms Construction practice. He is also a member of the Firm’s 9-member Policy Committee.

Alex specializes 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. He also regularly serves as Arbitrator in international arbitration proceedings.

Chambers Global notes that clients and peers have described Alex as “extremely able,” a “go-to guy for major international arbitrations,” and “a strategic thinker and a persuasive advocate” with “excellent relationship-building skills.” Chambers UK further noted that he is a “clinical cross-examiner” with “invaluable strategic thinking.” He has also been described as “outstanding – shrewd, hardworking and able.” Alex is recommended in Legal 500 EMEA and Legal 500 UK. He is described as “a strong advocate in major construction disputes” in the 2017 edition of Who’s Who Arbitration Legal – Construction, while Who's Who Legal: Arbitration 2018 notes that “Peers widely regard Alex Bevan as ‘one of the best construction arbitration specialists’ in the space who they consider ‘a natural born leader’.”