Alexander practises across a broad range of areas in commercial and international law. He is well known for his work as a specialist junior acting in complex cases in private international law, jurisdictional immunity, and sanctions.
In his commercial work, Alexander keeps a wide practice. He acts in general commercial disputes, fraud, maritime law and international trade, insurance (in particular P&I Club and marine insurance), aviation, joint ventures, and company and insolvency disputes. Alexander is listed as a “Rising Star” for shipping in The Legal 500 directories.
He appears in international arbitrations including under ICC and LCIA Rules and has been instructed in cases at all levels of the judicial hierarchy, including the High Court (Commercial Court and Chancery Division), Court of Appeal, Supreme Court and Court of Justice of the European Union.
Increasingly Alexander is developing a practice in cross-border IP disputes involving difficult questions of conflict of laws in copyright, patent and related claims in the Intellectual Property List.
Alexander is an adept linguist and has extensive experience working with underlying documentation in French, Spanish and Italian. He has particular experience of working with Spanish and Latin American clients, as well as with teams of foreign lawyers and experts in issues of foreign law.
Together with Professor Andrew Dickinson (Oxford University), Alexander is the author of The State Immunity Act 1978 (OUP, forthcoming), a new edition based on one of the leading texts in the law of jurisdictional immunities.Privacy notice