Alexander West

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Philosophy and Theology (Joint Honours) Nottingham University; GDL
Year of call and Inn: 
2011; Middle Temple; Middle Temple GDL Scholarship (2009/10), Middle Temple BPTC Scholarship (2010/2011), Sachs Prize for BPTC Results top 5% (2011), Winner National BPTC Criminal Advocacy Competition (2011)
Practice Overview: 

Alexander specialises in Crime, Regulatory, Inquests, Matrimonial Finance and Private Law Children work.

Having joined Chambers in 2014 following the successful completion of his pupillage, Alexander has built a busy practice within the Western Circuit and beyond, and is known for his friendly client manner and detailed approach to cases.

Alexander is also a qualified mediator; a skill which assists when negotiating settlements on behalf of clients.


"A very good up-and-coming junior who always provides sensible and commercial advice." "He's a very capable practitioner who is very thoughtful."
Chambers and Partners 2020

Rising star with a growing practice in environmental crime and regulatory matters. He regularly defends environmental prosecutions and has a particular focus on waste management.
"He is personable, calm, measured and someone who exudes authority beyond his call." "He is extremely approachable, has a clear understanding of the issues and is able to provide commercial and pragmatic advice."
Recent work: Defended the operator of a waste management facility in a prosecution brought by Natural Resources Wales.
Chambers and Partners 2019

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