Alex is a Partner in the Corporate & Commercial Team. Alex advises on and assists with various corporate matters, including acquisitions and disposals, shareholders’ agreements, share options, corporate finance and corporate re-structuring. He has been involved in a number of acquisitions and disposals, mergers and management buy-outs, acting for both sellers and buyers.
In addition, Alex also specialises in advising on all aspects of data protection compliance, and has a particular interest in working with early-stage and technology-based businesses and their founders, including assisting with debt finance arrangements and venture capital and equity investments.
Alex graduated from the University of Sheffield in 2009 before going on to complete his Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) at the UEA and Legal Practice Course at BBP in Cambridge, passing both with distinctions. During his studies at the UEA, Alex was awarded the university’s Law Society prize for his performance on the GDL. Alex trained with Leathes Prior, qualifying as a Solicitor in September 2016. Having made a rapid and impressive progress in the Corporate & Commercial Team, Alex was made a Senior Associate in May 2019 and a Partner in March 2021.
Outside of work, Alex has a passion for music, writing and is a keen sportsman; a lifelong Arsenal fan and a regular watcher of F1. Prior to joining Leathes Prior, Alex worked as tutor in law and was also a musician and songwriter, having toured worldwide and written songs for use on various commercial adverts.