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Shoosmiths LLP

Alex Bishop

Birmingham, UK UK Guide 2022 Ranked in 1 departments
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Litigation - Midlands

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Alex Bishop offers expertise in cross-border commercial disputes concerning a broad range of matters including breaches of contract and fiduciary duties. She is also head of the firm's national litigation practice.
"Alex is a superb team leader and a fantastically good negotiator." "She is quick to respond and takes a pragmatic view."
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Alex is National Head of the Dispute Resolution & Litigation practice and Head of the firm's Birmingham office. She advises on a broad range of commercial disputes from shareholder disputes, contract and misrepresentation claims to obtaining freezing orders and search and seizure orders in complex fraud cases. She has a broad range of experience dealing with litigation and international arbitration as well as participation in various forms of alternative dispute resolution including mediations.

Alex has particular experience dealing with reputationally significant matters and internal investigations, navigating the potentially competing interests of different stakeholder groups.

Given the costly nature of Court proceedings, Alex will always look to achieve a speedy and cost effective resolution to any dispute. Where Court proceedings are the only option, Alex will pursue them aggressively albeit always focused on the client’s commercial objectives.

Her clients include large companies in the IT, retail, automotive and manufacturing sectors such as Electrolux plc, Husqvarna UK Limited and Next Plc.

Career

After training, qualifying and practising with DLA Piper Rudnick Gray Cary UK LLP between 1995-2005, Alex joined Shoosmiths as a partner in January 2006.

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Alex Bishop

Shoosmiths LLP

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