Alex Platts – Pupil Barrister

Email: clerk@stjohnsbuildings.co.uk

Phone: 0161 214 1500

Year of call: 2019

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Alex joined St John’s Buildings as a pupil in October 2019 under the supervision of Alastair Wright and Daniel Metcalfe.

He is a civil pupil, with focus on personal injury, clinical negligence and commercial law.

Alex left Christ’s College, Cambridge in 2014 with a BA (1st class honours) and M.Phil in Music. He achieved a Distinction (first in year) in his Graduate Diploma in Law from the University of Sussex (2018).

With a Denning Scholarship from Lincoln’s Inn, Alex achieved an Outstanding grade in his BPTC from City Law School (2019), earning him a Buchanan Prize from Lincoln’s Inn.

Aside from working in schools for three years, Alex is a qualified Assessor with Citizens Advice, and has volunteered with FRU and the National Centre for Domestic Violence.