Alexandra Tompson is an associate at our London office, with a focus on dispute resolution, and international arbitration in particular.

Alexandra has experience representing businesses in high-profile commercial arbitration cases in the MENA region, including a DIFC-LCIA arbitration, and assisting arbitrators in arbitrations conducted under the ICC, DIAC, and FAI arbitral rules.

Alexandra has a background in both private and public sectors. She trained at the European Parliament in Brussels, the Embassy of Poland in Rome, and boutique law firms in London. In addition to gaining international advocacy experience at international organisations in Vienna and Geneva, Alexandra worked at the Prime Minister’s Office in Warsaw focusing on international affairs.

Alexandra graduated from the University of Exeter, UK where she obtained a Double Maitrise in English and French law, including a Masters in European Union Law at the University of Rennes 1, France. She further achieved an Advanced LLM in Public International Law at the Universite Catholique de Louvain, Belgium. She is admitted to the New York Bar.

Alexandra is a Young ICCA and London Very Young Arbitration Practitioners member.

Alexandra works in English (native), French, (fluent), Polish (fluent), and has working knowledge in Spanish. She enjoys travel and journalism.

Highlights of Alexandra’s work include the following:

– Advising in three parallel DIFC-LCIA arbitral proceedings cumulatively worth in excess of 1bn AED concerning commercial construction projects in Dubai, UAE

Interested in specific aspects of Alexandra’s recent work? Contact for further reference cases.

Professional Experience

  • Associate, Zeiler Floyd Zadkovich, London/UK (since 2022)
  • Associate, Obeid & Partners, Paris/France (2020-22)
  • Legal and Policy Affairs, Office of the Prime Minister, Warsaw/Poland (2018-2020)
  • Legal Analyst, International NGOs, Paris, Vienna, Geneva/Switzerland (2015-2018)
  • Research Assistant, Michel Dyens & Co, Paris/France (2013-2014)
  • Intern, Knight Frank, London/UK (2013)
  • Intern, Embassy of Poland, Rome/Italy (2012)
  • Intern, Moore Barlow, Southampton/UK (2012)
  • Intern, Embassy of Poland, Brussels/Belgium (2011)
  • Intern, European Parliament, Brussels/Belgium (2011)
  • Intern, Horseylightly Solicitors, London/UK (2011)


  • New York Bar Exam (2020)
  • Advanced LLM in Public International Law, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Belgium (with distinction) (2019)
  • Masters in European Union Law, Universite de Rennes 1, France (2013)
  • Double Maitrise, University of Exeter, UK (2013)
  • Lycée Francais Charles de Gaulle, British Section, London/UK (A-levels, straight As) (2008)