Specialist in high-value matrimonial finance and claims for financial provision under Schedule 1 to the Children Act. Maintains a broad practice including Trusts of Land claims. Regularly instructed in intervener claims and cases that involve an overlap between family and civil law and procedure. Represents individuals, trustees and companies, has advised in international cases before the courts in Jersey, Gibraltar and Bermuda. Accepts instructions on a direct access basis.
Sits as a Recorder in the Financial Remedies Court. Experienced private FDR judge and arbitrator. Fellow of the International Academy of Family Lawyers. Member of the FLBA, Chancery Bar Association and Resolution. Formerly panel member of Bar Tribunals and Adjudication Service.
“Very well respected in the profession as an academic and intelligent barrister who is at the cutting edge of the law.” “An extremely gifted and talented advocate who has the ear of the judges and displays impeccable judgement.”
CHAMBERS AND PARTNERS, 2020
Specialist in financial remedies, Schedule 1 and TOLATA, with a particular interest in intervener cases involving the overlap between family and civil law. Recent cases include:
BT v CU  EWFC 87 View case notes
FN v AC (Financial Remedy – Agreement)  EWHC 3806 (Fam). View case notes
R v R (Divorce: Interim Maintenance: Circumvention of Sanctions Regime”  EWCA Civ 796;  Fam 153;  2 WLR 127
concerned whether an order for periodical payments amounted to evasion of EU sanctions against a sanctioned party based in Russia. View case notes
R v B and Capita Trustees  EWFC 33  3 FCR 519 involved significant findings of conduct, litigation misconduct and fraud. View case notes
AB v CD (Jurisdiction: Global Maintenance Orders)  EWHC 3164 (Fam)  2 FLR 150;  1 FCR 199 considered the jurisdiction of the court to make global (‘Segal’) orders. View case notes
BC v BG (Financial Remedies)  EWFC 7;  2 FLR 337, which concerned the routes of challenging an arbitral award. View case notes
Shokrollah-Babaee v Shokrollah-Babae  1 WLR 6517 view case notes
Alexander has been appointed as the arbitrator to resolve several arbitrations in financial remedy and TOLATA cases.
Alexander has conducted dozens of FDRs as a deputy district judge sitting at the Financial Remedies Unit in the Central Family Court, as well as other Family Courts, and also undertakes Private FDRs.