Alexander is a senior associate in the Corporate Group in the London office of Baker McKenzie.
Alexander joined the Firm in March 2010 as a trainee solicitor. Following qualification as a solicitor, Alexander joined the Firm's corporate team in London. Alexander completed a three-month secondment to the Hong Kong office of Baker McKenzie in 2012 and a two-year secondment to Baker McKenzie's Singapore office in 2017. Alexander commenced a client secondment at UK-based global pharmaceutical group in November 2019.
Representative Legal Matters
- Acting for GSK on the divestment of its rabies and tick-borne encephalitis vaccines to Bavarian Nordic for an upfront payment of approximately EUR 301 million (GBP 259 million) and milestone payments of up to EUR 955 million (GBP 822 million).
- Advising Cochlear on its strategic hearing alliance with GN ReSound to develop smart bimodal hearing solutions.
- Acting for GSK on the disposal of its API manufacturing site in Cork, Ireland, including all facilities, business operations and approximately 400 commercial manufacturing and R&D employees, for approximately EUR 90 million.
- Advising Merck & Co. on its investment in the Vaccines Manufacturing Innovation Centre, a UK Research and Innovation-backed centre for late-stage vaccine manufacturing, research and development.
- Acting for GSK on the disposal of its manufacturing facilities in Verona, Italy to ACS Dobfar.
- Advising a large pharmaceutical company in connection with the strategic review of a global antibiotics business, including a potential global carve-out.
- Acting for Unilever on its personal care and home care joint venture with Europe & Asia Commercial Co., Ltd. in Myanmar, Unilever EAC Myanmar Company Limited.
- Advising a UK-based pharmaceutical company on its private equity investment and the disposal of its Phase I movement disorder drug and related isomers.
- Advising Abbott Laboratories on various acquisitions and integrations, including the post-acquisition integration of St. Jude Medical.
- Advising a global pharmaceutical group on the proposed acquisition of a Phase II respiratory drug.
Professional Associations and Memberships
- Law Society of England and Wales - Member
- England & Wales~United Kingdom (2012)
- College of Law at London (Legal Practice Course) (2009)
- Nottingham Trent University (Graduate Diploma in Law) (2008)
- University of Nottingham (BA Jt Hons in Classics) (2007)