Alexander Rowe

Associate, London

Biography

Overview

Alexander is an associate in White & Case's Dispute Resolution group based in London. He is experienced in acting in construction and engineering disputes arising out of major energy, infrastructure and resources projects, as well as commercial and residential developments, in the UK, Dubai, Europe and Australia.

Alexander represents multinational employers, contractors and subcontractors in arbitrations under the ICC, LCIA and UNCITRAL rules, in Technology and Construction Court litigation proceedings and in contractual and statutory adjudications. He regularly works with the FIDIC, JCT, NEC and AS forms of contract.

Bars and Courts
Solicitor of England and Wales
Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Victoria
High Court of Australia
Education
LLB
University of Melbourne
BSc
Physics
University of Melbourne
Languages
English

Experience

Representing a ship builder in a multi-million euro LCIA arbitration concerning the major refurbishment of an FPSO to be deployed in Brazil.

Representing Grupo Unidos por el Canal S.A. and its shareholders Sacyr S.A., Salini-Impregilo S.p.A., and Jan De Nul N.V. in a dispute with the Panama Canal Authority relating to the US$5.5 billion Panama Canal expansion project known as the "Third Set of Locks Project".

Acting for the claimant the TCC case Accolade Wines v VolkerFitzpatrick and others, involving a £141 million claim over defects in the design and construction of the Europe's largest wine bottling and distribution, in western England.*

Representing a world leading mechanical and electrical construction company in the TCC and Court of Appeal case Carillion Construction Ltd v EMCOR Engineering Services Ltd and others, concerning the development of a hi-tech government building in central London.

Acting for an international hotel ownership and management company in TCC proceedings arising out of the construction and fitting-out of the high specification, 5-star, Shangri-La Hotel at The Shard, in central London.*

Acting for a multinational civil construction and infrastructure company, in bringing a $AUD37 million UNCITRAL arbitration against an Australian government department, arising out of the upgrade and extension of a highway on a remote island.*

*Matters worked on prior to joining White & Case.