Alexander Nordang is a senior associate in the International Arbitration practice in Abu Dhabi.
His experience includes numerous complex construction arbitrations conducted in accordance with ICC Rules. His industry experience covers both civil infrastructure, mining and energy projects.
International arbitrations on which Alexander Nordang has worked include the representation of:
- A European contractor and its subsidiary in a dispute before a Dispute Adjudication Board against a Middle Eastern owner. The dispute arose from a contract for the construction of a combined cycle technology power plant in the Middle East. English law applied.
- Advice to a seismic survey company in a dispute concerning termination of an oil exploration project in Saudi Arabia.
- Advice to and representation of a GCC National Oil Company (NOC) in relation to claims made under a contract for the construction of refinery facilities in the Middle East.
- Advice to a Middle Eastern real estate developer in relation to the construction of a large mall in the Middle East. The contract provides for DFIC-LCIA arbitration.
- An international joint venture, Claimant in an ICC arbitration against a Middle Eastern State-owned company. The dispute arises from a contract for the design & build of a major infrastructure project in the Middle East. Approximately $600 million is at stake. The law of the Respondent State applies.
- Two international construction contractors, Respondents in an ICC arbitration in London initiated by a Middle Eastern State-owned company. The dispute concerns the development of a world-class medical facility in the Middle East. The law of the Claimant's State applies. Over $3.7 billion is at stake.
- Two African subsidiaries of an international mining and exploration company, Respondent in an ICC arbitration in London initiated by a South African contractor. The dispute arose from an EPCM contract in relation to a mine expansion project in Sub-Saharan Africa. English law applied.
- An international consortium of contractors, Claimants in ICC arbitration against a Middle Eastern State. The dispute arose out of the design and construction of an airport. The law of the Middle Eastern State applied. Close to $1 billion was at stake.
Queensland University of Technology
- Admitted in Queensland, not admitted in Abu Dhabi
- Pro bono advice to Self-Represented Litigants at the Queensland Public Interest Clearing House, Brisbane
- Pro bono advice at the Consumer Law clinics of the Caxton Community Legal Centre, Brisbane
- Pro bono advice to incarcerated persons and their families at the Prisoners Legal Service, Brisbane
- Member, Queensland Young Lawyers Association
- Prior to joining Shearman & Sterling, Alexander practiced in the dispute resolution group of two Australian law firms for four years, handling a number of high profile and complex disputes for corporate, government and financial institution clients.