Alex is a construction and engineering law specialist. He has been involved in UK and international construction and engineering projects for over 25 years, having spent a decade in the construction industry working as a civil engineer and project manager, prior to becoming a lawyer. With a practice that is evenly split between contentious and non-contentious matters, he can advise on all aspects of construction law including risk identification and management, contract negotiation (upstream and downstream), contract drafting, compliance issues, corporate issues, claims and disputes. Alex can also advise on power generation and distribution, major infrastructure and building projects, and has additional expertise in dealing with planning and environmental matters.

During his time in private practice, Alex has advised clients across a broad range of sectors including rail, building, heavy civil engineering, power generation and transmission, transport, infrastructure, health, education, mining, and oil and gas projects. He also spent a number of years working in-house including as Senior Legal Counsel for Samsung C&T Corporation in Seoul, Korea, providing counsel to the Power Plant Division with a portfolio of projects with a value in excess of US$38 billion, and Legal Counsel for Sydney Trains in Sydney, Australia.