Daniel Alexander QC > 8 New Square Intellectual Property > London, England > Lawyer Profile

8 New Square Intellectual Property
8 New Square
LINCOLN'S INN
LONDON
WC2A 3QP
England

Position

Barrister specialising principally in intellectual property, information technology, competition, EC and scientific commercial law; also environmental and administrative law; practice includes advocacy and advisory work in a wide variety of cases, many with EC and international aspects. Please see website entry at www.8newsquare.co.uk for recent cases.

Career

Called 1988, Middle Temple; junior counsel to the crown in patent cases 1997; joint editor ‘Clerk & Lindsell on Torts’ (17th ed), ‘Encyclopedia of UK & European Patent Law’; joint author of ‘Guidebook to Intellectual Property Law’.

Languages

German and French.

Memberships

Intellectual Property Bar Association Chairman (IPBA); Bar Council Policy Committee; Chancery Bar Association.

Education

University College Oxford (1985 BA Physics and Philosophy); Central London Polytechnic (1986 Dip Law); Harvard Law School (1987 LLM).

Leisure

Music (piano).

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Intellectual property

(Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 1

Daniel Alexander QC8 New SquareOne of the top QCs for intellectual property, he is very persuasive in court.

London Bar > IT and telecoms

(IT and telecoms (excluding regulatory) - Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 1

Daniel Alexander QC8 New SquareHe is great for getting an overall sense of how a case would run and how a court would respond.

London Bar > Media and entertainment (including art and cultural property)

(Media and entertainment - Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 3

Daniel Alexander QC8 New SquareHe is technically brilliant and particularly impressive for IP.