Alex’s clients include FTSE100 listed companies, banks, professional service firms (including law firms), funds, private equity firms, high-net-worth individuals (including sports and media personalities), insolvency practitioners and start-ups in the tech sector.

His expertise encompasses mis-selling, fraud, professional negligence and shareholder/M&A disputes. Alex also has deep experience of high value and complex group litigation. He has acted for both claimants (Ingenious and Eclipse litigations) and defendants (RBS and Post Office litigations) in group litigation and has considerable experience of all aspects of the legal and procedural intricacies of such cases.




Alex is ranked in the Legal 500 as a key lawyer for both banking litigation and professional negligence.




Alex studied International History (BA, first) and the History of International Relations (MSc, distinction) at LSE before completing his LLB and LPC at BPP. After that, Alex trained and qualified at Herbert Smith Freehills before joining Stewarts in 2020.


  • Eclipse Litigation (ongoing): acting for 177 claimants bringing claims against HSBC, including for conspiracy (as agent and joint tortfeasor with Future Films Limited). The claims arise from investments in various tax-efficient investment vehicles focused on films.
  • Ingenious Litigation: acting for 360 claimants bringing claims in fraudulent misrepresentation, conspiracy and negligence against various parties (including the Ingenious Media group, HSBC, UBS and Coutts). The claims arose from investments in various tax-efficient investment vehicles focused on films and video games. The case was listed in the Lawyer’s Top 20 Cases of 2018 and 2022.
  • Post Office Litigation: acting for the Post Office, having taken over conduct of the litigation from Womble Bond Dickinson. The 555 claims arose from a high-profile scandal whereby computer software, called Horizon, reported missing money in Post Office branches between 2000 and 2014. A number of in postmasters and sub-postmasters were convicted as a result. The case was listed in the Lawyer’s Top 20 Cases of 2021.
  • Jinxin Inc v Aser Media and others: acting for a Chinese bank in relation to claims in fraudulent misrepresentation and conspiracy arising from its acquisition of a majority shareholding in a leading UK-based media rights company.
  • Re Edwardian Group Limited: acting for the Second and Third Respondents in a substantial unfair prejudice petition brought in respect of the Edwardian Group Limited, the luxury Edwardian Hotels chain.
  • RBS Rights Issue Litigation: acting for the RBS Group in defence of actions brought by shareholders in connection with its 2008 rights issue. The case was listed in the Lawyer’s Top 20 Cases for 2017.

Accreditations and Memberships

  • London Solicitors Litigation Association
  • Fraud Lawyers Association
  • Professional Negligence Lawyers Association

External Publications


Alex enjoys football and is an Arsenal season ticket holder. He is also an avid follower of ‘The Rest is History’ podcast.