Alex Hickson, Woodsford, London
Alex is an Investment Officer at Woodsford Litigation Funding. He is an Australian-qualified lawyer with experience in financial services and consumer protection group actions in both Australia and the UK. He worked on a number of high-profile class actions in Australia before making the move to London where he continued to work in Group Litigation. He also has experience in professional negligence, commercial property, defamation and insurance disputes.
Prior to joining Woodsford, Alex worked at class action firms Shine Lawyers in Brisbane and Slater & Gordon Lawyers in London. He has litigated in the Supreme, District and Magistrate Courts of Queensland; the Queensland, New South Wales and Tasmanian Courts of Appeal; the Federal and High Courts of Australia; and the High Court of England and Wales.
Alex completed undergraduate degrees in Law and Arts at the University of Queensland and was admitted as a solicitor to the Queensland Supreme Court and the High Court of Australia in 2015.