Alexandre Sauveplane - Attorney

Alex is a corporate litigation and transactional attorney with experience in representing private companies and individuals in a broad range of disputes and business transactions. His practice covers all aspects of corporate and commercial law, with an emphasis on domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, company formation and capitalization, equity and debt financings, U.S. market entry, and commercial dispute resolution. 

Alex has sought to maintain an international focus to his practice and has worked on cross-border matters involving parties from, or dealing with the markets of, Canada, Europe and Latin America. He is a native English and French speaker who is professionally proficient in Spanish having previously lived and worked in Colombia and Mexico City. Alex represents a number of foreign companies in developing and implementing their corporate structures to raise capital and expand or establish their operations in the U.S.

Prior to joining Bailey Duquette, Alex worked with another New York-based boutique law firm, where he gained experience in general corporate law as well as advising private businesses and investors on strategic transactions and investments. Before that, he worked in the dispute resolution teams of major U.S. law firms based in Paris and Mexico City, representing corporations and state entities on sensitive commercial and investment disputes. 

Alex graduated from McGill University Faculty of Law in Montreal, Canada with degrees in civil law (B.C.L.) and common law (LL.B), majoring in Commercial Negotiation and Dispute Resolution. During law school, Alex founded the McGill Arbitration Society and was a Senior Manager of the McGill Law Journal. 

Alex has held active managerial roles in two business ventures and has acted as an international consultant on Latin American investment law and recent developments in the renewable energy and oil & gas sectors of Mexico and Colombia. 

Education

McGill University Faculty of Law (LL.B/J.D. (Common Law); Major in Commercial Negotiation & Dispute Resolution)
McGill University Faculty of Law (B.C.L. (Civil Law))
University of Western Ontario (B.A.)

Other Languages

French (Fluent)
Spanish (Professional proficiency oral and written)

Bar Admission

New York