Alex Carless > Twenty Essex > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Twenty Essex
20 ESSEX STREET
LONDON
WC2R 3AL
England
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Work Department

  • Arbitration and mediation
  • Banking and finance
  • Commercial law
  • Energy and natural resources
  • Insolvency and company law
  • Insurance and reinsurance
  • Private international law
  • Shipping

Position

Alex specialises in a broad range of commercial matters, including banking and finance, regulation, energy, civil fraud, and shipping and commodities.

He is regularly instructed (either led or as sole counsel) in matters in the Commercial Court, the Chancery Division and arbitration. Alex has also appeared in the Court of Appeal.

Alex has spent time on secondment at a leading international firm of solicitors in London, a defence club in Oslo and an international bank in London.

Alex graduated from the University of Cambridge, with a double first in Law, before obtaining a distinction on the BCL at the University of Oxford.

Career

Called to the Bar in 2012, Lincoln’s Inn.

Memberships

  • Young Fraud Lawyers Association (YFLA)

Education

  • University of Oxford, Magdalen College: Bachelor of Civil Law, Distinction
  • University of Cambridge, Homerton College: MA in Law, Double First

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Shipping

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 4

Alex CarlessTwenty EssexVery capable, reasoned and with excellent writing skills. He is also a good cross examiner and advocate.