Alex is a Solicitor in our Birmingham Insolvency team specialising in a broad spectrum of contentious insolvency work, having practised almost exclusively in this specialism since 2011. Alex trained at a niche insolvency defence firm in London, where he qualified in January of 2017. Since moving to Birmingham Alex has expanded his experience by acting for and against Trustees and Liquidators in a wide variety of actions including possession and sale, misfeasance and director disqualification claims.
Alex’s particular areas of interest include: Challenging Trust Deeds, Actions pertaining the the Matrimonial Home, Bankruptcy Restriction Orders, Misfeasance and Breach of Fiduciary Duty claims and Public Examinations.
In addition to his work in Insolvency Alex also has experience in a wide variety of civil disputes including debt recovery, professional negligence, charity disputes and costs law.
Successfully acted for Joint Trustees in recovering £250K worth of assets from a particularly difficult bankrupt to include the matrimonial home as well as several rental properties. Advised the same Trustees in relation to recovery of an asset overseas.
Successfully acted for a Liquidator in bringing a misfeasance claim against the former director to include obtaining an order that the director’s matrimonial home, which was purchased via unlawful dividends, was held on Trust for the Liquidator.
Acted for the Directors of a liquidated company in defending a misfeasance claim of £800K and successfully settling the same for 25% of the pleaded value.