Alex is a solicitor in the Thames Valley employment team, and has significant experience in a wide range of contentious and non-contentious employment law issues.

Alex has represented numerous employer and employee clients in employment tribunal claims, including for unfair dismissal, discrimination and unlawful deductions from wages, providing advocacy at both preliminary and final hearings.

Outside of the tribunal arena, Alex provides clients with pragmatic legal advice on company management decisions involving employees, frequently in difficult situations where an individual’s employment could be coming to an end. Alex also provides support in relation to corporate transactions and data protection issues, where there are employment aspects to these.

Alex is a regular speaker at Shoosmiths’ employment updates and seminars, and has delivered employment law training to HR departments and line managers on topics such as disciplinary investigations and sickness absence.

After originally graduating with a degree in Classics and training at a firm in the East Midlands, Alex joined Shoosmiths on qualification in September 2018.


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