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 Matrimonial Finance, Regulatory Crime and Inquests.

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 strong junior who continues to grow his practice in environmental crime and regulatory matters. He regularly defends environmental prosecutions and has a particular focus on waste management.
"He always presents as assured and confident." "He is thorough and great with clients."
Chambers and Partners 2021

"He is always thoughtful and considered and immediately puts my clients at ease. He has handled extremely emotive inquests with a calm and reassuring approach which has been invaluable in providing support and reassurance to my clients."
Legal 500 2021

"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

"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."
Chambers and Partners 2019

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