Alex has both a science degree (human genetics) and a law degree. He qualified as a solicitor (in Australia) in 1995.
Alex has a very commercial and pragmatic approach – in part as a result of having spent more than five years in- house, including as general counsel and company secretary of Biotech Australia.
Alex advises clients in relation to the development of strategies for the protection, defence and commercialisation of intellectual property. This involves the development of strategies and the drafting of a wide array of commercial agreements from licences to joint ventures. Alex also advises in relation to the regulation of pharmaceuticals, medical devices and advanced therapy medicinal products.
Alex has a breadth of international experience structuring, negotiating and drafting commercial agreements. Both as a corporate advisor and as in house counsel.