Overview

Alex is a civil pupil barrister, focussing on education and employment, at 3PB’s London office and started his first six pupillage in April 2020.

Alex graduated top of his year on the GDL at Cardiff University and won the university’s senior mooting competition in the same year. He was awarded the third highest mark in his BPTC cohort, also at Cardiff University.

Prior to his pupillage Alex worked as a paralegal in the public and housing law department at London law firm Edwards Duthie Shamash, gaining experience in community care and homelessness judicial reviews and a variety of landlord and tenant matters. He also volunteered at the Free Representation Unit on employment tribunal cases.

This followed Alex’s previous career in politics and public affairs, during which he worked in Westminster as a parliamentary researcher and then as the senior political affairs officer for a representative body in higher education.

Academic qualifications

  • Bar Professional Training Course, Cardiff University 2017-19 (Very competent)
  • Graduate Diploma in Law, Cardiff University, 2016-17 (Distinction)
  • MA Political Philosophy, University of York, 2011-2012 (Distinction)
  • BA (Hons) Philosophy, University of Cambridge, 2005-2008