Gustav Lexner

Associate, Dubai



Gustav Lexner is an associate in White & Case's Dispute Resolution and Construction and Engineering Group based in Dubai, whose practice focuses on international construction and infrastructure arbitrations.

Gustav joined White & Case in 2016 as a trainee, gaining experience in the Firm's Private Equity, Bank Finance and International Arbitration groups in London and the M&A and Corporate group in Stockholm. Gustav was then an associate in the International Arbitration group in London before relocating to Dubai.

Gustav has experience in infrastructure and engineering arbitrations arising under the LCIA, DIFC-LCIA and the ICC rules, as well as High Court litigation.

Bars and Courts
Solicitor of England and Wales
BPP Law School
University of Cambridge


Examples of recent representations include:

Representing a Dubai based Employer in DIFC-LCIA arbitration proceedings related to the construction of a landmark project in Dubai.

Representing a Middle East based Employer in arbitration proceedings concerning the construction of an airport in the Middle East.

Advising a Middle East government on disputes relating to the construction of new international airports and regional airports in the country.

Representing an international oil & gas company in one of the largest arbitration proceedings in the world, resulting from the consolidation of multiple ICC proceedings concerning the construction of an LNG processing facility.

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

Representing the lead partner of an international consortium of contractors in an ICC arbitration arising from the termination of a FIDIC Silver Book contract relating to the design, construction and commissioning of a commuter railway.

Representing the same partner in related ICC arbitration proceedings arising out of the consortium agreement.

Acting for the defendant in High Court proceedings relating to the release of a guarantee.