Alexandre is a Canadian lawyer member of the Québec Bar. He holds an LL.B. (Dean's Excellence List) from Université de Montréal, a Diploma in Public Administration (Summa Cum Laude) from France's École nationale d'administration (ÉNA), a Professional Masters Degree in Public Affairs (mention Très bien) from Université Paris-Dauphine and a Double PhD in law from the University of Ottawa and the University of Leiden.
He advises and represents sovereign States, international organisations and corporate clients on a wide range of contentious and non-contentious public international law and international dispute resolution issues, in particular the protection of foreign investments under international investment agreements.
Prior to joining Volterra Fietta, Alexandre clerked with His Excellency Judge Peter Tomka at the International Court of Justice.
Alexandre had previously acted as Counsel to the Government of Canada as a member of the Trade Law Bureau (Investment and Services Division) within the Department of Foreign Affairs. Alexandre has further served as legal researcher within UNCTAD's Section on International Investment Agreements and within the FAO's Trade Policy Section. Alexandre began his legal career as an associate in a top-tier Canadian business law firm.
Alexandre has published extensively and has spoken at numerous international conferences in the fields of international trade and investment law. Alexandre has held a number of academic posts, including Part-time Professor of Public International Law at the University of Ottawa and Visiting Lecturer at Leiden University College.