Mr Alex Close-Claughton > Olliers > Manchester, England > Lawyer Profile

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Work Department



Apprentice Solicitor


Alex is qualified as an Accredited Legal Representative and is currently undertaking a Solicitor Apprenticeship.


Alex also handles a Crown Court caseload.


He has experience of dealing with a wide range of matters from murder through to shoplifting.


Alex deals with both privately and publicly funded work and he has a high success rate of gaining positive pre-charge outcomes for clients.


R v G 2019 – Represented defendant accused of Conspiracy to Supply Class A drugs. Client acquitted after trial

R v ? – 2019 – Advised prominent YouTuber in relation to the legality of The Boring Companys ‘Not a FlameThrower’

R v R – 2019 – Represented Youth defendant accused of multiple serious assaults, firearms and robberies

R v V – 2018 – Represented defendant accused of dangerous driving resulting in serious collision, successfully secured suspended sentence for client.

•R v Z – 2018 – Involved in preparation of Trading Standards Case, successfully secured acquittal for client at trial.

•R v R – 2018 – Represented client accused of serious firearms offences.

•R v I – 2018 – Represented client accused of gang style murder.

•R v S – 2018 – Pre-charge representations and submission of telephone evidence to police assisted in in securing a no further action decision for client accused of rape.

•R v D – 2018 – Pre-charge representations assisted in securing a no further action decision by police for suspect accused of GBH.

•R v I – 2017 – Successfully secured a no further action decision by police for client accused of murder amongst other offences.

•R v N – 2017 – Represented client accused of murder.

•R v W and others – 2016 – advised multiple clients accused of a serious conspiracy to commit armed robbery and money laundering.

•R v D – 2016 – Represented client accused of murder.

•R v C – 2016 – Mobile phone analysis again helped to secure an acquittal for defendant on money laundering and supplying class A drugs charges.

•R v C – 2015 – Evidence forwarded by the defence from the mobile phone of the defendant as well as those of co-accused helped to secure a not guilty verdict possession of intent to supply class A drugs at trial.

•R v J – 2015 – Involved in the preparation of a terrorism case that was heard at the Old Bailey.



Education  – University of Leeds (BAHons)

BPP University – Solicitor Apprenticeship (Current)


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