We are delighted to announce that Alexander Burrell has joined Chambers, with immediate effect. Alexander will be joining Chambers’ Commercial, Construction and International Arbitration group.
Alexander joins from 42 Bedford Row, and is currently finishing a two year secondment in the international arbitration team of a leading law firm in Dubai.
Alexander has gained considerable experience of significant, heavyweight and high-value arbitrations and commercial and civil litigation. Alexander frequently acts in private international disputes with cross-border elements, often engaging complex questions of foreign law. Alexander is also a registered DIFC Court practitioner.
Lindsay Scott, Chief Executive of 39 Essex Chambers, says “We are absolutely delighted that Alexander has joined us. His commercial and international arbitration experience is an excellent fit for Chambers. He also already has a substantive international practice, particularly in the Middle East, with extensive expertise in the region and with our offices in Singapore and Malaysia his experience will be of great benefit, further strengthening our access between Europe, South East Asia and the Middle East and enhancing our offering for clients both domestically and internationally.”
Alexander adds “I am very excited to be joining 39 Essex Chambers. I have known about Chambers’ excellence for many years, especially after working as part of a team with members on a complex commercial dispute early into my practice. Chambers’ outstanding reputation speaks for itself, and I am thrilled to be able to work alongside such esteemed colleagues on my imminent return to the UK.”