- King Edward VII School, Lytham
- University of Bristol & Université de Poitiers - Euro LLB
- Junior Counsel to the Crown 2007 & 2012 (5 year appointments)
- Personal Injury Bar Association
- Employment Law Bar Association
- Northern Circuit
- Commercial Bar Association
Alex has a busy common law, employment and chancery practice acting for both claimants and defendants. He accepts instructions in a wide variety of cases from personal injuries to professional and private disputes. He has extensive experience in the field of road traffic fraud and expresses a particular interest in all manner of disputes arising in the work place including personal injuries, discrimination, restraint of trade and contractual issues.
Alex is Junior Counsel to the Crown and represents government departments in personal injury claims, employment tribunal claims, enforcement of the Minimum Wage Act and land disputes.
Alex welcomes instructions on conditional fee agreements, and is authorised to provide services on a 'direct access' basis. Alex operates a paper free practice and welcomes instructions by e mail or other electronic media where convenient.
Alex is an equality and diversity officer in Chambers, reflecting his specialist interest in matters of equality rights and discrimination.
Worsley -v- HMRC
Successful defence of a large government department in a disability discrimination claim founded on serious mental ill health
Beavon -v- BB Legal Ltd
Recovery of the lost value of a property following a solicitor’s negligent failure to register matrimonial home rights
Brown -v- Douglas Clift & Co
Recovery of damages lost by a client due to solicitor’s negligent failure to advance a claim properly through the CICA following a rape
Chancery and Commercial
Lazo Property Development Limited v Finestone Properties Limited and Chief Land Registrar
High Court, Chancery Division - Acting for the Chief Land Registrar in relation to claims for rectification of the land register and for indemnities following a party's failure to register land purchased for property development.
Personal Injury/Industrial Disease
Schofield v Wakefield MDC
Recovery of a significant award of damages for a claimant in an occupational stress claim. Settlement achieved at mediation.
‘An advocate with great clarity of thought.’Legal 500, 2018
‘Acts for claimants and defendants in employment cases.’Legal 500, 2017
'Experienced in representing local authorities'Legal 500, 2016
'He has an excellent rapport with lay clients, and is a persuasive advocate'Legal 500, 2015