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Shoosmiths LLP

2 COLMORE SQUARE, 38 COLMORE CIRCUS QUEENSWAY, BIRMINGHAM, B4 6BJ, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 03700 864000
Fax:
Fax 08700 864001
DX:
701863 BIRMINGHAM-6
Email:
Web:
www.shoosmiths.co.uk

Alex Bishop

Tel:
Work 03700 864188
Email:
Shoosmiths LLP

Work Department

Commercial litigation.

Position

Partner and head of the national commercial litigation team for Shoosmiths, Alex advises major corporates in the IT, retail, automotive, travel, education and manufacturing sectors on a broad range of disputes, from commercial contract, misrepresentation claims and IT disputes to obtaining injunctions and dealing with complex fraud matters. Alex has spent time working in-house on secondment in a number of clients’ legal departments. Alex also has considerable experience in many forms of alternative dispute resolution, such as mediations and arbitrations.

Career

Trained DLA (then Dibb Lupton Broomhead); qualified 1997; remained at DLA until 2005 (associate 2002); partner and head of commercial litigation unit Shoosmiths, Birmingham since 2006; national head of commercial litigation team for Shoosmiths from May 2008.

Languages

Conversational French, basic German.

Member

Chairman Birmingham Future 2007-08; non-executive director/chairman Birmingham Forward 2011-2012; BPS Birmingham Limited and BPS Birmingham Leaders 2013 to date.

Education

King Edward VI High School for Girls, Edgbaston; Liverpool University (1994 LLB Hons Law); College of Law, Chester (1995 LPC Commendation).


London: Insurance

Product liability: defendant

Within: Product liability: defendant

Shoosmiths LLP's team handles compliance and non-contentious matters; regulatory enforcement, investigation and prosecution; and product recalls and any resulting civil disputes. The department, which is led by Birmingham-based Alex Bishop and Roy Tozer, acts for manufacturers and retailers from a variety of sectors, with noteworthy experience in the automotive space. Other names to note are Philip Ryan and Paul Eccles in the Thames Valley office, Charles Arrand in Milton Keynes and senior associate Richard Marshall, who is based in Manchester.

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West Midlands: Dispute resolution

Commercial litigation: Birmingham

Within: Leading individuals

Alex Bishop - Shoosmiths LLP

Within: Commercial litigation: Birmingham

Shoosmiths LLP's standout specialties within the litigation space include disputes relating to cyber attacks, reputation management and asset finance recovery. The 'exceptional' Alex Bishop leads the disputes team nationally and is highly experienced in crisis management issues involving fraudulent behaviour and online hacking. Other important members of the team include: Mark Elder, who is known for his work in phone hacking cases and Roger Potgieter, who works on asset finance matters.

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