Dr. Alexander Loos

Dr. Alexander Loos

Of Counsel, Dusseldorf

Email alexander.loos@​hoganlovells.com

Phone +49 211 13 68 416

Fax +49 211 13 68 100

LanguagesEnglish, French, German, Portuguese

Practice groupCorporate

'One of the leading German lawyers for arbitration and mediation.'

Best Lawyers® Germany 2014

Alexander Loos has particular experience in the legal side of technical issues. He is frequently instructed to help in construction disputes, especially for power plants, transformer stations, PV installations and in solar power generation. He continuously advises on corporate structures and corporate governance for energy-related companies and plants, especially during the construction phase. Further, his team has vast experience in cross-border recognition and enforcement of arbitral awards and for state court judgments. Alexander is of counsel in our office in Dusseldorf in Germany.

He focuses on commercial arbitration, domestic litigation for corporate and commercial disputes. He has considerable experience as arbitrator under ICC- and DIS-rules (more than 70 cases) and has been acting as counsel in more than 100 arbitrations (ICC, DIS, VIAC, LCIA and Ad Hoc). He has worked as foreign counsel in Latin America, in the US and in Japan. Many corporates and several auditing firms use to instruct him, because of his knowledgeable handling of D&O risks.

Awards and recognitions


Ranked as top lawyer in Arbitration and Mediation (Best Lawyers Germany 2009)

Alexander is listed as "recommended" in various publications


Frequently recommended
JUVE Handbook

Education and admissions


Philipps-Universität Marburg

University of Münster


ASA Association Suisse D'Arbitrage

DIS Deutsche Institution für Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit e.V.

German-Brazilian Lawyers Association

German-Japanese Lawyers Association


Representative experience

Representing the Hellenic Republic of Greece regarding damage claims against German suppliers after fraudulent/corruptive bids in public tenders.

Representation of a German construction firm in an arbitration about damage claims for allegedly faulty engineering, erection and commissioning of a fully automatic MDF-production.

Renegotiation of an erection schedule for a German/Italian construction firm regarding a municipal waste-to-energy plant in Germany.

Advice to and representation of an international operator of installations for the supply of liquefied gases in an arbitration about damages due to interruption of production in consequence of faulty high voltage installations.

Advising a German construction firm on supplies for fully automatic wood-processing machinery with regard to the enforcement of letters of credit issued by Chinese banks, payable for delayed erection time.

Representation of a component supplier for power plants acting as general contractor for "power-trains" in three similar, coal-fired power plants (each 850 MW) in the Netherlands and Germany.

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