Alex has a broad litigation practice with particular focus on public and regulatory law, class action defence and commercial disputes. As part of his public and regulatory law practice, he represents and provides advice to a wide spectrum of clients, including banks, administrative tribunals, public interest groups, technology companies, Indigenous communities, governments and industry proponents in many sectors, including nuclear, wind, transportation and mining. Alex also has experience litigating class actions, including multijurisdictional actions, primarily related to the scope and applicability of regulatory regimes.
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Prior to joining Torys, Alex served as a law clerk for Justice Clément Gascon of the Supreme Court of Canada and as a law clerk for Justice David W. Stratas of the Federal Court of Appeal.
At Harvard Law School, Alex was a Frank Knox Fellow.
In law school, Alex was awarded the Medal in Law for the second highest standing at Queen’s Faculty of Law. He also received the Chief Justice McRuer Essay Prize in Constitutional Law and won the Canadian Bar Association Real Property Law Section Essay Competition.