Alexander Uff

Alexander Uff
Office:
9 Appold Street
EC2A 2AP
City:
London
Country:
England
Tel:
+44 20 7655 5961

Biography:

Who's Who Legal Arbitration: Future Leaders - Partners

Alexander Uff is a partner in Shearman & Sterling’s international arbitration practice. He provides advice and representation to corporations, states and state-owned entities in complex international commercial and investment treaty arbitrations.

Alexander has appeared as counsel in a broad range of arbitrations conducted under the ICSID, ICC, LCIA, and CRCICA rules, as well as ad hoc arbitrations under the UNCITRAL rules. These have included joint venture and shareholder disputes in the chemical, agribusiness and retail industries; acting on behalf of investors and states in investor-state arbitrations; large-scale technical and infrastructure disputes related to civil infrastructure, power plants, urban development and mining projects; and in energy disputes, including on behalf of state-owned companies. His industry experience also covers matters in the telecommunications, insurance, pharmaceutical and defence sectors.

Alexander is qualified as a barrister in England and Wales and is a member of the New York State Bar. He holds a BA from the University of Oxford, a postgraduate diploma in law from Nottingham Law School and an LLM from Columbia University School of Law. He is a member of the LCIA, the International Council of Commercial Arbitration (ICCA), the International Arbitration Institute (IAI), the Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA), the British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL) and Gray’s Inn. Alexander is a native English speaker and speaks French fluently. 

Alexander joined Shearman & Sterling’s international arbitration practice in Paris in 2007 after practising in the Paris and New York offices of two major international law firms. He relocated to Shearman & Sterling’s London office in 2013 and was elected partner in 2014.

WWL says: Alexander Uff is a well-respected figure in the European arbitration market where he has a strong reputation for being “excellent on quantum issues”.

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