Alex Findley

Alex Findley

  • Called in 2021


Alex is building a practice with a focus on employment and related areas of Chambers’ core work such as regulatory and disciplinary work, and contractual disputes.

Since joining Chambers Alex has advised and represented in cases relating to redundancy, TUPE, disability discrimination, race discrimination and in torts related to employment such as negligent misstatement in a reference. In November 2023, Alex appeared pro-bono at the Employment Appeal Tribunal in Olatunde v Viewber Limited EAT [2023} EAT 158.

Prior to commencing pupillage at Farrar’s Building, Alex worked as Senior Employment Case Worker at the Citizen’s Advice Bureau in the Royal Courts of Justice. Leading a team of five, he developed the Employment Law Advice Service from a starter project to a full time service and achieving long term funding from a charitable investment trust.

Alex’s team advised over 900 clients during 2021 and 2022. During this time Alex acted for claimants in a wide range of claims including discrimination, whistleblowing, unfair dismissal, unlawful deductions, restrictive covenants, bonus repayment and harassment in the workplace, appearing at tribunals, giving advice, drafting pleadings and negotiating settlements. Highlights included successfully appearing in a two day final hearing relating to an employee who had been dismissed for allegedly making threats to kill. Alex also drafted the pleadings and evidence in an alleged sexual misconduct case that was reported in The Times.

Alex also gained experience of employment and discrimination law while a student on the Bar Course in 2019. Alex completed an LLM dissertation on the subject of psychiatric evidence and employment law which was awarded a distinction and also volunteered with The Cleaners and Allied Independent Workers Union and The School Exclusion Project.

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Education & Qualifications

2019: Bar Practice Training Course (BPTC), City Law School

2018: Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL), City University of London

2016: BA Politics, University of Cambridge


Scholarships & Prizes

Certificate of Honour for Outstanding BPTC results, Middle Temple

2018: Astbury Scholarship for the BPTC, Middle Temple

Personal Interests

Alex enjoys visiting galleries, DIY and crafts and is a keen cook. Alex also mentors aspiring law students at a school in East London in his free time.