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After reading law, politics and philosophy at the University of Hertfordshire, Alex qualified as a solicitor in 1997.

In 2007, Alex went in house, specialising in risk, financial crime and regulation. Alex joined the firm in 2012, before which he was senior counsel at BDO LLP.

Recognised in the Legal 500, Alex advises and supports clients on regulatory issues in sectors including accountancy, legal, property and gaming and on FCA authorisations. He deals with anti-money laundering, sanctions, bribery and corruption, defence to investigations/responding to unauthorised visits and criminal/ civil aspects arising. Alex also takes the lead for ethics and risk management functions across Gordon Dadds Group plc, for which he is the MLRO, Head of Legal Practice, and reportable to the board. Click here for more information.

Other matters that Alex deals with for clients are financial crime risk management strategies and technology solutions for the client on boarding process and lean process.

Case highlights:

  • Acted as a 166 “skilled person” on appointment of the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission, dealing with a safeguarding issue and money laundering review
  • Helped a money transfer business with the FCA’s concerns over its activities and authorisations
  • Acted for a start-up tech company to obtain FCA authorisation
  • Worked with a property related business to obtain FCA authorisation as an AIFM
  • Advised a business on whether its activities fell under the definition of a collective investment scheme
"HANDLES CASES DILIGENTLY AND IMAGINATIVELY"legal 500

Accolades

  • The Legal 500 - recommended lawyer in 2016, 2017 and 2018 for Gaming and Betting.
  • Expert speaker at RICS CPD day
  • Lecturer at MBL seminars
  • Author for LexisNexis


Expertise:
Regulatory Solutions

Qualified:
1997

Education (University):
University of Hertfordshire