Alexander is a commercial lawyer with a particular focus on insolvency. He works with clients in all areas of commercial matters and dispute resolution.
Alexander prides himself on his ability to act quickly and efficiently in relation to commercial matters. 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 matters and disputes, including but not limited to banking and finance, and contract and insurance disputes.
A particular area of focus for Alexander is contentious and non contentious 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 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.
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.
Alexander Neale's news
Ball (liquidator of PV Solar Solutions Ltd) and another v Hughes and another  EWHC 3228 (Ch) The High Court has considered whether directors will be deemed to be in breach…
Ward (acting as liquidator of Brady Property Developments Ltd) v Hutt and others  EWHC 77 (Ch) The High Court has struck out a liquidator’s following an attempted fresh claim arising…
The High Court has considered and clarified the procedure for a trustee in bankruptcy to apply to commit a bankrupt who has failed to comply with his statutory obligations under…
The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 (SBEEA) will open the doors to office holders to assign rights to certain claims which previously were not assignable. The SBEEA provides…