Alexander is a commercial litigation lawyer with a particular focus on insolvency. He works with clients in all areas of commercial litigation and dispute resolution.

Alexander prides himself on his ability to act quickly and efficiently in relation to commercial disputes. He recognises the importance of commercial considerations when working with clients and takes the view that litigation should only be used as a last resort.

He draws on his previous experience within commercial firms and his knowledge of corporate law to understand his clients’ needs and objectives.


Alexander works with a wide range of individuals and businesses in relation to all forms of commercial dispute, including but not limited to banking and finance, and contract and insurance disputes.

A particular area of focus for Alexander is insolvency. He has acted for various insolvency practitioners with claims against directors and/or companies for misfeasance, transactions at an undervalue, wrongful trading, fraudulent trading, preference payments, including various applications across both corporate and personal insolvency.

Alexander also has experience of representing clients in small, fast and multi-track cases before the County Court, High Court (including the specialist Commercial and Mercantile Courts) and the Court of Appeal, and in a variety of tribunals (such as the tax tribunal).

Alexander studied law at the University of Portsmouth in 2010 and then undertook the LPC at the College of Law, Guildford in 2011. He joined Debenhams Ottaway as a trainee lawyer in 2012 and qualified in 2014.

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Alexander is actively involved in the Dragons’ Apprentice Challenge, currently acting as a Dragon to a local school and charity.

He is also a member of the Hertfordshire Junior Lawyers Division and the Debenhams Ottaway Social Media Committee – tweeting under Insolvency Network.

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