Alex Mills > 23ES > London, England > Lawyer Profile

23ES
1 Gray\'s Inn Square
WC1R 5AA
England

Position

Alex has appeared in the youth, crown and magistrates’ court. He has prosecuted and defended summary trials covering a range of offences from dishonesty, violence and sexual assaults to fly-tipping, social security and road traffic matters. He has experience of contested POCA hearings in the crown court, and cash seizure proceedings in the magistrates’ court. Regulatory/civil: Alex has experience as a led junior for the defendant in judicial review proceedings concerning the issuing and execution of search warrants, relating to a money laundering investigation. Alex appears in accountants’ disciplinary proceedings, representing the regulator. The allegations frequently involve dishonesty and misconduct in a business context, and can be complex and paper heavy. In 2014 he spent several months assisting the solicitors to a government department in relation to the disclosure and document review aspects of a substantial commercial court damages claim. Further, whilst in pupillage Alex spent several weeks working at a solicitor’s firm, assisting with civil litigation. He has been instructed to assist with disclosure in both criminal and civil proceedings.

Career

Called 2012; Inner Temple.

Memberships

Inner Temple; Criminal Bar Association; South Eastern Circuit.

Education

University of Bristol (BA History First Class Hons); College of Law (Graduate Diploma in Law, Distinction); Kaplan Law School (Bar Professional Training Course, Very Competent).