Alexander has a busy commercial practice, comprising:
- led work in high value and complex commercial disputes; and
- work as sole counsel in applications.
Whilst he has acted in a broad range of matters, he has gained particular experience in company, shareholder, and director disputes as well as in disputes with an international dimension.
Recent examples of cases include:
- Acting for the defendant director in a High Court, Chancery Division trial for a final injunction arising out of breaches of confidentiality (with Alexander Halban).
- Acting for the Respondents in the Supreme Court in Secretary of State for the Home Department v Wang [UKSC 2021/0125]. The appeal concerned the validity, for Tier 1 Investor visa (visas for high net worth individuals) purposes, of a £100 million investment scheme (with Rupert D’Cruz KC).
- Acting (as sole counsel) for and advising a wealth management company in a directors dispute, with proceedings before both the High Court and the Employment Tribunal;
- Acting for directors of a demolition company in their defence of a High Court claim for breaches of contract, director and fiduciary duties claim (with James Bickford-Smith).
- Acting for a minority shareholder in a multi-million-pound unfair prejudice petition before the High Court (with James Bickford Smith).
- Acting (as sole counsel) for an international cloud computing and data services company in its applications forrelief from sanctions and strike out.
- Advising high-net-worth individuals in a prospective fraud
Alexander also has considerable experience of working as part of large counsel and solicitor teams in high value, multi-party, international disputes. He was recently instructed to assist in a disclosure exercise arising out a multi-billion-dollar international crypto dispute. Additionally, and prior to joining Chambers, Alexander gained a reputation as a disclosure-whizz at a boutique commercial litigation firm where he participated and subsequently led teams on high-value international commercial disputes.