Alex has over 10 years experience working on both residential and commercial property matters including breach of lease injunctions, damages claims for breach of lease/dilapidations, and forfeiture of leases.
Alex also offers a unique service to Tenant Management Organisations (TMOs) and is very experienced in Service Charge disputes (whether this is analysing a lease to determine recoverability, reasonableness challenges or applications to the tribunal to vary defective leases), advising on S.20 consultation (or how to deal with non-compliance) and claims for rectification of defective leases.
He regularly deals with business tenancies and advising on litigation issues connected with development sites, such as due diligence, obtaining vacant possession, and identifying the existence of and how to deal with covenants.
Alex acts for Housing Associations and Local Authorities in relation to all matters housing related, including possession, disrepair, anti-social behaviour, EPAs, policy and leasehold/shared ownership disputes. He also has a practice in bringing or defending professional negligence claims against solicitors, in relation to property matters.
Alex has considerable experience as a trainer and speaks at a number of conferences, including for Capita and the National Housing Federation.
- 2017: Senior Associate Solicitor, Blaser Mills LLP
- 2008: Assistant Solicitor, Devonshires
- 2005: Qualified, Edwards Duthie