Alex Forster
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    Alex Forster

    Solicitor

    Alex studied law at Nottingham Trent University, graduating with a first class honours degree in July 2012 and going on to complete his LPC part-time at Nottingham Law School. He obtained a distinction whilst working in a small niche litigation practice with offices in London and Lincolnshire.

    Alex joined Roythornes in February 2017 having qualified with a Lincolnshire firm in August 2016. He works closely with Peter Cusick, advising on disputes including:

    • professional negligence;
    • banking litigation;
    • insurance;
    • breach of contract;
    • construction & engineering;
    • partnership disputes;
    • company disputes (including both shareholder and director disputes);
    • agency Law;
    • Rural Payment Agency appeals;
    • judicial review.

    His recent work includes:

    • advising a UK based construction firm in relation to a final account dispute in excess of £400,000. This dispute was the subject of arbitration proceedings in Milan, Italy;
    • advising on a successful enforcement of an adjudication award in the Technology & Construction Court. This specific case was in relation to whether a second adjudicator’s decision contradicted the first adjudicator’s decision and whether the second adjudicator’s decision was enforceable;
    • advising on a professional negligence claim against a firm of solicitors in excess of £2 million. This related to the negligent drafting of a loan agreement and the subsequent failure to register a charge on a property in Knightsbridge, London;
    • advising on a professional negligence claim against an architect for exceeding the scope of his instructions and the subsequent negligent drawings produced;
    • advising a minority shareholder and former director of a limited company as to whether the limited company was a quasi-partnership and the effect of his removal as a director. Thereafter advising and issuing an Unfair Prejudice Petition under s.994 Companies Act 2006;
    • advising in respect of judicial review proceedings in relation to the New Forest rights of common and subsequent SPS subsidy payments (R (on the application of Imogen Bickford-Smith) v Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs [2013] EWHC 3371 (Admin)).

    Alex is also a member of the Professional Negligence Lawyers Association.