Alex Freeman advises clients primarily in the construction, infrastructure, real estate and energy sectors on international arbitration and dispute resolution matters. He works with clients to deliver tailored solutions that meet their commercial objectives, when disputes first arise, through to representing them in formal proceedings.
Alex has particular experience in resolving issues arising out of civil engineering and oil and gas projects primarily through arbitration, but also through dispute adjudication boards, litigation and mediation. He has acted for clients in arbitrations seated in Dubai, London and Paris under all major institutional rules including those of the DIAC, ADCCAC, DIFC-LCIA and ICC. He also has experience representing clients in investment treaty arbitrations under ICSID Rules.
Alex has conducted workshops with clients on a range of topics, from effective record keeping through to administration of the major standard forms of construction and engineering contracts.
Alex has been ranked as a leading international arbitration and construction lawyer in The Legal 500, 2018, which stated that he was “hardworking and employs a very commercial approach”. In 2020, he was ranked in Chambers Global as an Associate to Watch, which stated that he “is known to have ‘sharp, sound technical skills’ and is praised for his ‘no-fuss and hard-working’ approach. He assists developers with DIAC arbitration proceedings and is experienced acting on major infrastructure disputes. One client recounted his ‘superb attention to detail.’ ”
Construction/ Engineering and Civil Infrastructure
Energy, Environment and Natural Resources
*Some of the experience represented here may have been handled at a previous firm.