Arbitrator & Mediator
Nationality: British / American
Languages: Fluent in English, Portuguese, Spanish, French, Russian, German, Italian (working knowledge) Ukrainian
Alex Wilbraham is a leading international arbitrator with over two decades of extensive commercial and investment treaty experience. His sector expertise lies in Aviation, Insurance, Construction, Energy, Oil & Gas, Mergers & Acquisitions and Natural Resources, Shipping and Technology & Telecommunications.
He has extensive experience in Portuguese language disputes as well as bilingual arbitrations in Spanish and French. He has also worked on cases involving Ukraine, Russia, and Central Asian States. These arbitrations have been high-value, complex, and administered by leading institutions including ICC, ICDR, ICSID, and CAM-CBC (Brazil).
Prior to sitting as a full-time independent Arbitrator, Alex was a member of the International Arbitration Group at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, based first in Paris and then in Washington DC.
Alex is a founding member of the CBAR International law study group, the CAM-CCBC Oil & Gas committee, and a member of the committee recently formed to amend the arbitration rules of the Fundação Getulio Vargas. He has also served on the CPR Brazil advisory board. Alex has lectured on arbitration at Georgetown University, American University in Washington DC and the Universidad de Montevideo.
Arbitration as Counsel included representing:
Alex regularly speaks at industry events and conferences in international arbitration.
Most recent speaking engagements include:-
Alex is currently listed among the world’s top arbitration practitioners by Who’s Who Legal and is also individually ranked by Chambers & Partners as being among the leading international lawyers with outstanding experience of arbitrations involving Brazil.