Alexander is a commercial litigator and solicitor-advocate with a broad and varied experience of resolving disputes in the Digital Business, Financial Services and Energy and Utilities Sectors.
Alexander regularly advises clients involved in litigation in all divisions of the High Court and has also been involved in LCIA arbitrations in London and overseas. He also assists clients to resolve disputes through ADR and has recently assisted clients to settle disputes at mediation arising out of a shareholder dispute and shipments of liquefied petroleum gas.
Alexander forms part of the Crisis and Reputation Management team. At his previous firm, Alexander acted for News Corporation on the phone hacking scandal, in particular in relation to the Select Committee Inquiry. He now assists clients to resolve content related issues relating to defamation, privacy and social media. As part of his work with the CRM team, Alexander has been involved in obtaining urgent without notice injunctions.
Alexander also forms part of the Sanctions and Export Control team and has advised clients on compliance with various EU sanctions legislation, particularly in respect of Russia, Ukraine and Iran. At his previous firm, Alexander was based in Moscow at the time of the implementation of EU sanctions against Russia and was involved in advising clients on their impact. He is a frequent contributor to Osborne Clarke’s sanctions blog and has previously spoken at UKTI events.
Alexander was previously a litigation associate at a Magic Circle firm before joining Osborne Clarke in December 2014. He has previously practised in London, Tokyo and Moscow, and spent a six-month secondment with the in-house legal team of a global investment bank.
Alexander was formerly a Captain in the Army Reserves.