- Commercial; intellectual property
- 01423 724002
What Alex can do for you
Alex is an experienced commercial lawyer who advises public bodies and private organisations on a range of commercial law issues, with a focus on IT contracts and intellectual property, as well as general commercial contracting.
Alex joined Hempsons’ commercial team in August 2020. Prior to joining Hempsons, Alex worked in-house at a large, multi-national logistics supplier and at an IT supplier providing electronic patient record software and case management solutions to the health, education and social care sectors. Alex has also worked in-house at the Universities of Leeds and Bradford supporting their intellectual property commercialisation and research activities.
Prior to his legal career, Alex worked as a molecular biologist, obtaining a PhD and working as a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Leeds.
Main areas of expertise
- Technology contracts
- Intellectual Property
- Commercial contracting
The clients Alex works with
- NHS bodies
- Private sector organisations
The Global Digital Exemplar programme was borne out of the recognised need for digital transformation to be undertaken by the UK’s heath system to ensure its future sustainability and maintain its ability to deliver high standards of care.
Innovation is an integral part of any quest for digital maturity and technology underpins most innovative projects. Moving data and services from an offline, paper based environment online necessitates a new way of thinking, new processes and procedures and often new methodologies and technologies to facilitate the transformation.