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Alex is an Associate in Collas Crill’s Jersey Corporate, Finance and Funds team. He joined full-time as a Trainee Solicitor in September 2018, having been a bursary student with the firm since 2015.

Alex has gained experience acting on a variety of cross-border banking and finance transactions, acting for borrowers and lenders. He has also worked on a number of significant local M&A deals, including acting for the buyer of the International Finance Centre (IFC) 5 building.  

Alex recently completed a secondment to leading City firm, Osborne Clarke, in their London Banking team.

He attended the University of Sussex graduating with a first-class honours Bachelor of Laws degree. He was awarded the Sweet & Maxwell Prize for Best Performance in Company Law alongside gaining top marks in the Banking Regulation module. Following this, Alex completed the LPC at BPP Law School electing to study debt and equity finance and private acquisitions.

Alex previously worked at international provider of trust and fund administration services, Sanne Group, in their Private Debt and Capital Markets department.

Alex is a member of the Jersey Junior Lawyers Association.

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