Dispute Resolution

Our diverse team of legal experts frequently acts as counsel in arbitration proceedings and common litigation. As a firm with a strong footprint in Germany, the Middle East and Sub-Saharan Africa we offer our clients the unique understanding of different jurisdictions and cultures that is required to be successful in international disputes.

In addition to our work as counsel in disputes we assist our clients prior to any dispute arising by advising them on contract drafting and negotiation strategies to prevent disputes and safeguard their investments. Where disputes arise nonetheless, we actively pursue all avenues of dispute resolution available and advise clients on choosing the method most appropriate to them and to a particular matter.

Team

Founding Partner
Drawing from over a decade of experience being based in the GCC, Oliver Alexander specializes in advising clients from Germany and Europe on their business activities in the GCC, with specific focus on commercial law, international and commercial arbitration, as well as dispute resolution in the construction sector. Further he is one of the first movers into the Sub Saharan African legal market by forging a close cooperation with a law firm in Accra, Ghana.
Partner
Andreas Scherdel advises on project contracts, corporate law, commercial contracts and claims and risk management as well as accounting and tax aspects with particular focus on the construction, infrastructure and energy industries.
Counsel
Dr. Philipp Stompfe advises on international contract and corporate law as well as on international arbitration.
Associate
Tariere Richards is a lawyer from Nigeria. She studied law in Nigeria and was admitted to the Nigerian Bar Association as a licensed lawyer in 2014. She obtained her LL.M. (Master of Law) in European and International Law focusing on International Trade and Investment Law and International Dispute Resolution from the Europa-Institut, Saarland University, Germany.
Of Counsel
Dr. Aouni Shahoud Almousa is an Assistant Professor at Lusail University (Doha, Qatar) and an Of Counsel at Alexander & Partner.
Of Counsel
Pauline Coune is a French attorney dedicated to projects in Maghreb and sub-Saharan Africa.
Of Counsel
Philippe de Richoufftz is a French attorney with 15 years of experience in infrastructure projects in North and West Africa.
Of Counsel
Axel Heck specializes in complex transnational transactions, international private dispute resolution and strategic legal counseling, with a strong focus on the transatlantic and European-Indian market.
Of Counsel
Cephas Tettey Omenyo is a lawyer from Ghana. He obtained his LL.B. from the University of London in 2014 and was admitted to the Ghana Bar Association in 2016. In addition to his legal training, he holds a BA. in Economics from the University of Ghana. His professional experience covers corporate law, civil litigation and taxation.