Alex Barker Associate

Contact Information

+44 20 3321 7951

Personal Profile

Alex is an Associate in the Real Estate department, specialising in contentious construction law.  He has experience of dealing with the resolution of construction disputes through the courts (including the Technology and Construction Court), adjudication (both statutory and contractual) and alternative dispute resolution including mediation.

Alex advises on a wide range of construction documentation, being familiar with various standard form construction contracts as well as professional appointments and collateral warranties. He acts for property owners, developers, contractors, sub-contractors, consultants, purchasers, funders and tenants.

After graduating with a degree in Politics from Queen Mary, University of London, Alex studied the GDL and LPC at the University of Law in Bloomsbury before qualifying as a solicitor. He is a member of the Society of Construction Law.

Key Experience

  • All types of construction dispute resolution – litigation, adjudication, arbitration and mediation.
  • Advice on construction contracts (including main contracts, sub-contracts, collateral warranties and professional appointments).
  • Professional negligence and property-based claims.

Career History

Associate, Mishcon de Reya LLP
Solicitor, Goodman Derrick LLP
Trainee Solicitor, Goodman Derrick LLP
Queen Mary, University of London, Politics