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Alex Ross



Alex Ross



Alex is a Sydney-based associate who was recently seconded to the Banking & Projects practice of our Bangkok office. He specialises in banking and projects transactions, with a particular focus on renewable power projects and cross-border financings within the ASEAN and broader Asia-Pacific region including, large-scale cross-border mandates in Thailand, Lao PDR and Cambodia.

Alex is qualified in both Australia and New Zealand and holds a LL.B. with First Class Honours from the Victoria University of Wellington in New Zealand.

News & insights

ESG litigation, pillars

Publications: 23 SEPTEMBER 2021

Our analysis on sustainability-linked loans in Turkey: the current state of play

As regulators, shareholders, investors and wider society increasingly focus their attention on Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) matters, they have crept up the boardroom agenda of large…

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Alex Ross headshot against a green background

Publications: 21 JUNE 2021

Celebrating Allen & Overy's LGBTQ+ culture of inclusion with Sydney associate, Alex Ross

As part of a Pride month series profiling LGBTQ+ colleagues across the world, Alex Ross, an associate based in Sydney, shares his experiences of being gay in a liberal part of the world and what Pride…

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Sunlight shining under an overpass

Publications: 31 JULY 2020

What is sovereign payment risk and what can investors do to mitigate it?

Sovereign payment risk is an issue that investors may encounter in any large-scale infrastructure project which involves government counterparties or support.

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Skyline of Asian city

Publications: 13 MAY 2020

Banking Solar in Vietnam – a look at the next wave of renewable power projects in Vietnam

In this article Won Myong Hong, Tristan Knowles and Claire Alebik at Asian Development Bank, and Adam Moncrieff, Thuy Huynh and Alex Ross describe the challenges faced on the ground-breaking GTN2…

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Admitted as a Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand, 2018

Admitted as a Solicitor, NSW, Australia, 2018


Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.), First Class Honours, Victoria University of Wellington, 2018

Bachelor of Arts (BA), French Language and Literature, Victoria University of Wellington, 2018

Published Work

  •  "Myanmar update from on the ground: implications for investors", Allen & Overy, February 2021
  • "Sovereign Payment Risk", Allen & Overy, July 2020
  • "Banking Solar in Vietnam" (co-authored with the Asian Development Bank), PFI Global Energy Report, April 2020
  • "Green Bonds: Securities Regulation Towards a Low-carbon Economy", New Zealand Business Law Quarterly, April 2019
  • "Retaining Retention Money: A Critical Analysis of the Retentions Regime in the Construction Contracts Amendment Act 2015", New Zealand Business Law Quarterly, December 2016