Alex is a Senior Associate who specialises in media litigation - defamation, malicious falsehood, privacy, harassment and data protection etc. He is recognised in the legal directories as "a very good lawyer with great judgement" and “a great litigator” (Chambers & Partners, 2017) and as “extremely knowledgeable, sharp, efficient and ahead of the game at each juncture” (Legal 500, 2016).
Alex is increasingly involved in advising defendants on media disputes, particularly in the online/technology space, including advising clients in relation to claims for defamation, breach of data protection legislation and misuse of private information. Alex has also acted for a number of international corporates (including advising leading airlines, outsourcing providers, supermarkets and hotel chains who have been the subject of false and defamatory allegations). Earlier in his career, he has also acted for individuals who have been the subject of unlawful media intrusion (including approximately 50 victims of phone hacking).