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International Dispute Resolution & Arbitration




Alexander has broad experience in investment arbitration and international commercial arbitration, under a wide range of arbitral seats and governing laws. Alexander is familiar with all major institutional rules, and has particular experience under the ICSID, ICC, LCIA, SCC and UNCITRAL Rules. He has also been involved in numerous claims in the English High Court. Alexander is admitted in England as a Solicitor Advocate.

Alexander’s practice covers a wide variety of sectors, particularly energy, infrastructure, construction, and telecommunications, and he advises on dispute resolution clauses, public international law, international investment law and nationality planning, and issues arising out of EU sanctions.

In 2011, Alexander was seconded to the London Court of International Arbitration where he administered arbitrations as part of the counsel team.




University College London, B.A., (Hons) French and Philosophy, 2005
BPP Law School, GDL, 2006
BPP Law School, LPC, 2007
Admitted to practice: Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales

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London > Dispute resolution > International arbitration

Vinson & Elkins RLLP’s London international arbitration team constantly represents energy and oil and gas clients in major disputes worldwide, and it has grown its disputes practice in relation to the technology, telecoms, insurance, pharmaceuticals, infrastructure and engineering sectors. Investment treaty and international commercial arbitration specialist Louise Woods, and experienced counsel Alexander Slade co-head the London international arbitration practice, which includes Nick Henchie, who focuses on construction and engineering disputes, and international construction specialist Scott Stiegler.