ProfessionBarrister, Arden Chambers
Alex has a growing and successful practice which covers public law and local government law, social housing and property work. He has been described as “an expert in his field” and has been praised by judges for his “forensic precision” in approaching cases. He has been commended for his calm and reassuring manner with clients.
In the property field, Alex has a busy practice comprising social housing and residential landlord and tenant work, as well as residential leases and tenancies more generally. He advises and appears in court regularly in possession claims, injunction claims, homelessness cases and housing allocation matters. Alex also has a growing practice in real property work such as adverse possession and boundary disputes.
In public and local government law, Alex appears in the High Court (Administrative Court) in judicial review matters. He has a growing practice in cases concerning public procurement and is experienced in all aspects of EU law which this field entails. Alex advises and acts in cases concerning discrimination and the Equality Act 2010, community care, homelessness and housing matters and education law (including special educational needs, school admissions and exclusions). Having specialised in human rights law in his academic career, Alex is very familiar with all matters concerning human rights and the Human Rights Act 1998 and is always happy to accept instructions in this area.
As well as having a master’s degree in public law and human rights, Alex has a master’s degree in French Law from the University of Paris (Université de Paris II – Panthéon-Assas) and speaks fluent French. Alex has been the recipient of a prestigious Pegasus Scholarship, under which he spent time working as a barrister in Paris.
EducationTrinity College, University of Cambridge: M.A. (Hons) (Cantab)Université Panthéon-Assas (Paris II): Maîtrise en droit (Master’s degree in French Law)University College London: LL.M. (with Distinction) (Public Law and Human Rights)