Alex is an internationally experienced and trusted corporate and commercial lawyer in Bell Gully’s market-leading corporate team. He has experience advising corporates, private equity sponsors and other financial investors on cross-border private and public M&A and other corporate and commercial matters across a broad range of sectors.
Alex's recent work highlights include advising Vodafone New Zealand on the sale of its passive mobile tower infrastructure assets to InfraRed Capital Partners and Northleaf Capital Partners, NYSE/TSX-listed cloud-based commerce platform provider Lightspeed Commerce on its acquisition of Vend and NASDAQ-listed Bentley Systems on its acquisition of Seequent.
Alex won a Rising Star award at the IFLR Asia-Pacific Awards 2022, was an Excellence Awardee for Young Private Practice Lawyer of the Year at the New Zealand Law Awards 2022 and was also recognised in NZ Lawyer's 2022 Rising Stars’ list.
Alex started his career at Bell Gully and returned to the firm in 2020, after four years working in the London and Paris offices of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, where he was a Senior Associate in Freshfields' Global Transactions team and advised on a variety of transactions for corporate, private equity and other financial investor clients. During his time at Freshfields, Alex also spent seven months seconded as legal counsel to international private equity firm Cinven in London.