About Alexander

Alex is a solicitor in the Planning team.  Previously he trained at the firm and qualified in 2016.


Recent experience

  • Assisting with an appeal against refusal of permission for the redevelopment of a former golf course to provide more than 550 new homes, a new sports hub and significant employment space
  • Assisting with an appeal against refusal of a major new development in West Berkshire that would provide more than 500 new homes and a new school
  • Advising a housebuilder client on the implications of a proposed CPO for a major development site falling within the boundaries of a Garden Village
  • Advising on the CPO arrangements for a major outer London regeneration scheme for a housing association client
  • Advising a developer on progression of a Development Consent Order affecting a major and strategically important East London housing site and successfully mitigating the impact on rapid and effective delivery of the site
  • Negotiation of a complex multi-party s106 agreement for nearly 1,000 new homes in South West London
  • Advising on the structuring of a novel private rented sector tenure for a major London RP
  • Advising on the CIL implications of further applications in the context of development undertaken pursuant to office to residential permitted development rights
  • Assisting with a judicial review relating to the application of CIL transitional provision
  • Auditing a number of planning applications relating to the former Tesco residential development portfolio
  • Advising on numerous enforcement matters, including POCA proceedings relating to enforcement
  • Assisting with providing strategic advice to unlock major delivery of a major housing site in the boundary of a Development Consent Order
  • Negotiation and preparation of bespoke Private Rented Sector/Build to Rent and Shared Living s106 agreements

Professional Memberships

Law Society of England and Wales

Career Experience

2016 to present: Solicitor, Winckworth Sherwood

2014 to 2016: Trainee Solicitor, Winckworth Sherwood

Upcoming Events

Thursday 1st February 2018 | Registration: 4.00pm | Start: 4:30pm | Finish: 5.30pm followed by drinks

Junior Developers Workshop

This interactive workshop for junior developers will focus on JV considerations, construction management, and an update on the new London Plan. The workshop is aimed at professionals in the earlier stages of their careers. Please do pass this invitation to colleagues …

Winckworth Sherwood, Minerva House, 5 Montague Close,. London SE1 9BB