Alex is an associate in the government and infrastructure team. He advises public sector clients on a range of corporate, commercial and governance issues. This includes the establishment of public/private joint ventures and partnerships, governance reviews and restructures, commercial contracts, procurement, and subsidy control.
Alex joined the firm as a trainee solicitor in September 2019 following completion of his LLM LPC and gained experience in both contentious and non-contentious practice areas prior to qualifying into his current team. Before becoming a solicitor, Alex worked for over 15 years across the arts and education sectors as a self-employed musician and music teacher, a background which places him in a unique position to connect with and understand the perspectives of both public and private sector clients.
Alex is committed to promoting inclusivity, fair working practices and social mobility. He actively supports the firm’s FAIRE initiative, regularly giving his time to supervise students attending the FAIRE work experience programme and speak at careers and insight events for young people. Alex is also a member of the Sports and Social Committee which plays an important role in organising and promoting events which help support the firm’s charitable causes.
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Assisting a number of local authorities in relation to their trading companies and joint ventures with the private sector on both contentious and non-contentious issues.
Freeports and Governance
Advising the lead authority to one of the UK’s new freeports in connection with its role as accountable body. Helping them secure the required capital investment for the project, including from UK Government, and working with them to establish the freeport’s governance structure.
Working on a range of public sector corporate matters, including the disposal of a large LATCo to a private sector entity and the acquisition of a privately owned company to facilitate the regeneration of an industrial zone.
Working on a large digital infrastructure project on behalf of a public body to complete two contracts which support the delivery of vital public services utilised by the public across the UK.
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