Alexander Stewart

Year called:
1975
Practice areas:
Chancery & Commercial
Mediation & Arbitration:
Mediator
Public Access:
Instructions accepted

Alexander has appeared in the Court of Appeal, High Court and County Court in cases in all areas of his specialisations including company law, insolvency, and bankruptcy as well as general and commercial chancery.

Profile

Alexander Stewart has a practice specialising in insolvency and company law as well as banking and general chancery.

Alexander has appeared in the Court of Appeal, High Court and County Court in cases in all areas of his specialisations including liquidations, administrations, receivership, bankruptcy, transaction avoidance, security interests, directors' disqualifications, minority shareholder disputes, partnership disputes,  unfair prejudice petitions, directors' duties and conflicts of interest. His general chancery practice includes contractual and commercial disputes, sale of goods, professional negligence, succession, property, and landlord and tenant disputes.

Career

Alexander read law at Magdalen College, Oxford where he took undergraduate and postgraduate (BCL) degrees in law. He was Senior Scholar at Gray's Inn and taught company, and property law at the University of Windsor (Canada) before returning to the bar at Lincoln's Inn. He has also taught insolvency law at the University of Hertford and Holborn College.

As well as contributing to an edition of Copinger and Skone James on Copyright, and publishing a Casebook on Company Law, Alexander contributes regularly to insolvency and company journals including "The Commercial Litigation Journal", and "Insolvency Law & Practice".

Alexander appears regularly as a speaker and chairman at conferences on company and insolvency law. He has spoken annually at various Central Law Training conferences on directors' duties, derivative actions, minority shareholders' protection, and topics in insolvency litigation. He also chaired a CLT conference on issues raised by company law reforms in the Companies Act 2006.

 

Membership

Alexander is a member of the Chancery Bar Association, the Insolvency Lawyers Association and R3, the Association of Business Recovery Professionals.

 

Publications