Alexander is a commercial litigator. He has a broad practice in all areas of commercial law, and represents clients in matters involving general commercial disputes, civil fraud and asset tracing, finance, insurance, international trade/energy, shipping, and company/insolvency law.
He appears as a junior or as sole counsel in the High Court (Commercial Court and Chancery Division) and in international arbitrations under a variety of rules, including ICC and LCIA.
Alexander is a keen linguist and has acted in a number of international disputes with French, Spanish, Italian and German documents.
He has particular expertise in the conflict of laws (especially jurisdiction and the enforcement of foreign judgments, and the Brussels and Lugano regimes), including ancillary relief (especially anti-suit and freezing injunctions).
Alexander also practises in related areas of public international law, especially the law of state immunity.
In addition to his full-time practice at the Bar, Alexander is Teaching Fellow in International Commercial Litigation at University College London.