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Alexander Williams

Year of Call

Called in 2004, Alexander has developed a reputation as a go-to advocate in his field.

Quick-witted with an excellent client manner, he sees complex problems through a practical lens. Professional and lay clients find him clear, informative and reassuringly easy to work with.

 He has appeared before the Court of Appeal, in the High Court Chancery and Queens Bench Divisions and Employment Tribunals and is instructed in matters up to and including multi-million pound disputes.


Contract disputes - Directors’ disqualification - Partnership disputes - Debt recovery - Sale of goods and services – Guarantees and indemnities – Corporate Insolvency – Personal Insolvency - Costs

Alexander practices in most areas of commercial and insolvency law. He understands the commercial realities in which clients operate and delivers clear, business-relevant analysis and advice. His attention to detail and light touch with clients allows him to get to the heart of the issue and guide them through complex disputes and difficult areas of law.


Unfair dismissal – Discrimination – Reasonable Adjustments – Harassment – Trade Union disputes - TUPE – Pension loss

Alexander deals with all manner of discrimination, unfair dismissal, trade union disputes, TUPE and pension loss claims. Aligned with his Tribunal experience, he has appeared in the Court of Appeal on the interpretation of national collective agreements between a union and employer.


Article 2 inquests – Deaths in custody – Mental health inpatients – Notifiable diseases

Alexander is a highly experienced advocate instructed nationwide in respect of deaths arising in healthcare settings and Art.2 Inquests concerning deaths in state custody. He brings to bear a knowledgeable, grounded and sensitive approach, with a strong grasp of prison and healthcare systems, policies and procedures.

Personal Injury :

Personal Injury – Fatal Accidents – Asbestos litigation – Conflict of laws – Periodical payments orders – Capacity/Patients – JSMs - Court of Protection

Alexander undertakes personal injury work from fast-track up to high value brain injury claims. He has particular knowledge of issues arising from a lack of capacity and periodical payments orders in high value claims. His work incorporates employers’ liability, extra-territorial MoD claims, Fatal Accidents Act claims and claims arising from historic asbestos exposure.

Government Work:

False imprisonment – Malicious prosecution – Misfeasance in public office – Human Rights Act claims – Harassment – Assault/Battery – Data Protection

Alexander has extensive experience of defending institutions of the state and office-holders. He is well-versed in Human Rights issues, both in public law and private law contexts and is regularly instructed for drafting and advocacy work in this field.

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