Practising as an international lawyer in The Netherlands since 2002 and before in Switzerland (1995-1999). Specialises in international litigation and arbitration. Represents and advises international companies doing business in The Netherlands.
Education and experience
Alexandra Schluep read law at the University of Fribourg (Switzerland), where she obtained a bilingual (French-German) Swiss law degree magna cum laude in 1995. She trained as a lawyer with Grosjean, Mégevand, Revaz & Associés in Geneva and passed the Geneva Bar Exam in 1997 with distinction (Premier Brevet). She then joined Schellenberg Wittmer's litigation and arbitration department in Zürich as an associate. In that period, she also worked as legal secretary for the Claims Resolution Tribunal for Dormant Accounts in Switzerland.
After moving to The Netherlands in 1999, she read law at the University of Amsterdam and obtained her Dutch law degree in 2002. During this period, she worked as a legal officer at the Permanent Bureau of The Hague Conference on Private International Law.
In 2002, Alexandra Schluep joined the international arbitration group of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP and was admitted to the Amsterdam Bar. At Freshfields, Alexandra represented international clients in high-profile arbitration matters in the infrastructure, retail and energy sectors.
In 2010, Alexandra Schluep became a partner with Schutte Schluep & Heide-Jørgensen.
Alexandra Schluep acts as counsel in domestic and international commercial arbitration and in court litigation. She also sits as an arbitrator.
She mainly deals with general contract law disputes, post-M&A disputes and tort claims in the following sectors: infrastructure, construction and engineering, retail and consumer goods, energy.
She speaks French, Dutch, English and German.
Lecturer international private law University of Amsterdam (UvA)
Lecturer civil procedure The Law Firm School
Alexandra Schluep is a member of various professional associations including the Dutch Association for International Law (NVIR), the Dutch Association for Procedural Law (NVvP), the Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA).