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Alexander Williams

Called in 2004, Alexander Williams has been a member of the Attorney-General’s Panel of Junior Counsel to the Crown (Regional Panel, Civil) since 2007. He undertakes government work for numerous departments and agencies in a variety of disciplines.


Alexander has a particular interest in Article 2 Inquests concerning deaths in custody and is instructed on inquests across the Northern and North Eastern Circuits. With a strong grasp of prison and healthcare systems, policies and procedures, including the ACCT process, he brings a knowledgeable and grounded approach to prison inquests.


Regularly instructed in Tribunals across the North West, Alexander has extensive experience of dealing with complex discrimination / reasonable adjustment, unfair dismissal and pension loss claims.


In his civil practice Alexander undertakes fast-track and high value personal injury work, including employers’ liability, extra-territorial MoD claims, Fatal Accidents Act claims and claims arising from historic asbestos exposure.

His practice in government litigation frequently brings him into contact with Human Rights Act issues, both as stand-alone and collateral claims.

Along with those core areas, Alexander maintains a strong practice in commercial and common law litigation acting for both claimants and defendants, including:

  • Commercial disputes (including contractual disputes, sale of goods, supply of goods and services);
  • False imprisonment claims;
  • Occupiers’ liability;
  • Road Traffic litigation;
  • National Minimum Wage Enforcement proceedings;
  • Quasi-regulatory work (including Directors Disqualification and Employment Business Prohibition Orders).

Alexander turns around papers efficiently and is available for advisory and drafting work in all areas of civil and employment litigation.

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