Multilingual and dual-qualified, Alexis Martinez excels in large-scale multilingual and multi-jurisdictional disputes.
Alexis is qualified in both England and France and has unparalleled experience working on investment treaty and energy arbitrations in English, Spanish and French.
Alexis’ recent energy arbitration successes involve the payment of hundreds of millions of US dollars to clients in several pricing disputes under long-term natural gas and LNG contracts. His commercial arbitration practice encompasses complex energy, construction, mining, and financial disputes.
Highlights of Alexis’ investment treaty arbitration experience involve the successful representation in multiple cases of Slovakia, the Czech Republic, Uzbekistan and other states. He has also acted for claimants against states in 11 cases in Latin America, Africa, Asia and the Caribbean, all of which resulted in favourable multimillion awards or settlements.
Alexis has extensive experience advising sovereigns and international companies on public international issues, such as the extent and international impact of sovereign rights, international sanctions, and the application of international treaties.
Alexis also acts as arbitrator.
Alexis has been recommended for international arbitration by The Legal 500 since 2016, and recognised as a Future Leader by Who’s Who Legal: Arbitration since 2017.