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OM to be KC

Black-haired man wearing suitAlexander Cook (2003, Law) will be appointed King’s Counsel this month.

A barrister at 4 Stone Buildings, Alexander has a litigation-focused commercial Chancery practice, with a significant emphasis on high value disputes in England & Wales and offshore. His work encompasses all aspects of commercial litigation and arbitration, civil fraud, company law, insolvency, and actions under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (POCA).

A significant proportion of Alexander’s practice comprises offshore or international work. He appears regularly before the courts of the British Virgin Islands, both in the Commercial Court and the Eastern Caribbean Court of Appeal. In addition, Alexander is registered as a legal practitioner with the Court of the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) and is called to the Bar of Northern Ireland. Other offshore experience includes acting in cases involving jurisdictions such as Nevis, Bermuda, Anguilla, Cyprus, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Singapore, Jersey and Guernsey.

In addition to his private work, Alexander also undertakes work on behalf of the UK government. He has been appointed as Standing Counsel to the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) and is a member of the Attorney General’s A Panel of Counsel.

Published: 21 March 2023

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