Alex is an International Business Consultant to BGI Legal. London based, he provides BGI Legal with support on international business strategy and development. His tasks also include that of providing an interface with clients in the UK.
Alex qualified as a solicitor in the UK in 1984 and practised law until 1998. He worked with DLA (1990-97 and partner from 1992), Richards Butler (1986-90) and was an assistant solicitor with Freshfields (1984-86).
In addition to his law degree, Alex has an MBA from Manchester Business School (2000).
He is also a director of International Law Firm Solutions.
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Excellent team known for acting on high-profile and significant mandates. Clients commend the team's expertise, saying: "They are all very solid, have excellent knowledge, are hard-working and give great practical advice." They further praised the service adding that the lawyers are "client-oriented, quite patient and understand the client's internal procedures."