Alexander Plows


Alexander Plows

Alex is a partner in the firm’s insurance team and assists insurers and reinsurers on a range of issues from claims and coverage disputes to regulatory issues and the development of policy wordings.

His expertise includes assisting insurers on a variety of insurance products including financial lines, professional liability (including FIPI), directors’ and officers’ liability, comprehensive crime, warranty and indemnity and cyber insurances. He has assisted insurers and reinsurers in resolving some of Norway’s largest insurance and reinsurance claims in recent years.

Alex has extensive experience of dispute resolution and frequently represents insurers and reinsurers in complex and often multi-jurisdictional arbitrations and litigations. He has also acted for banks and financial institutions, energy and oil and gas companies in arbitrations under a variety of institutional rules as well as domestic, ad hoc arbitrations and in court proceedings. He is frequently asked to act as an arbitrator.

Alex is ranked as a Leading Individual in insurance by the Legal 500 and for dispute resolution by Chambers Global as a foreign law expert. He is a member of the Norwegian Bar Association’s Insurance Law Committee.

Alexander Plows trained in England and worked for City firms before moving to Norway. This dual experience is invaluable.

Client, Legal 500, 2024


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3 January 2023

Arntzen de Besche greets the year with a new partner, and specialist counsel

We start the year by welcoming Alexander Plows as a new partner at Arntzen de Besche. As one of Norway’s leading lawyers in insurance and dispute resolution, he will help strengthen our team further. We are also proud to appoint Atle Stensrud as Specialist Counsel. This is a newly established position for employees with extensive expertise and long experience in their field. Stensrud has been part of our banking and financing team for more than 20 years, and is one of our key contributors to professional development at our firm.


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