Alex Mclean


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Earlsfort Centre, Earlsfort Terrace
Dublin 2

Tel: +353 1 618 0546
Fax: +353 1 616 3826


Alex is Head of the Arthur Cox Projects and Energy Group. He has a broad based infrastructure and utilities practice, with particular expertise in the energy sector. Alex has more than fifteen years energy regulatory, transactional and major projects experience in Ireland and Australia and has been centrally involved in the liberalisation of the energy markets in both jurisdictions. He has extensive experience acting for government, regulators, financiers, market participants and customers, both on the island of Ireland and internationally, and combines broad industry expertise with a strong background in energy regulation and reform. Prior to joining Arthur Cox, Alex spent six years in the Projects Group of a leading Australian law firm.
The Arthur Cox Energy and Resources Group is widely recognised as the premier all-island energy and resources practice on the island of Ireland. We have been centrally involved in almost every major energy and resources sector development in Ireland and Northern Ireland in recent years and have a client base, track record and depth of specialist resources that are the envy of the market.

We have the largest dedicated energy and resources practice on the island of Ireland and are the only firm with leading energy practices in both Dublin and Belfast. Our track record in advising on regulatory reform, market design and major energy infrastructure projects in Ireland and Northern Ireland is without peer.

Arthur Cox is one of Ireland’s largest law firms. We are an “all-island” law firm with offices in Dublin and Belfast. The firm also has offices in London, New York and Silicon Valley. Our practice encompasses all aspects of corporate and business law.

For over 90 years, we have been at the forefront of developments in the legal profession in Ireland. From the outset, we have striven to deliver superior levels of service, building relationships that grow over time and developing specialist industry knowledge to help our clients achieve their goals.

Practice head Alex McLean is an outstanding energy lawyer, recognised by sources for his experience and superb market knowledge. One client describes him as “the first port of call; without a doubt, one of the top energy lawyers in the country.”
Chambers Europe, 2013