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Vinson & Elkins RLLP
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Work Department

International Dispute Resolution & Arbitration


Senior Associate


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

Lawyer Rankings

London > Dispute resolution > International arbitration

Vinson & Elkins RLLP ‘produces excellent work and is fully available to clients‘. The practice is well known for its significant energy sector roots, but it has also expanded into advising financial services, technology, telecoms, insurance, pharmaceutical, infrastructure, construction and engineering clients. In addition, the firm has a robust investor-state arbitration practice. James Loftis leads the group from Houston; the London names to note are Nick Henchie, Louise Woods and Alexander Slade, who was recently promoted to counsel, and senior associate Georgina Barlow.