Alex Leach

Call To The Bar: 2001

“He has a beautiful manner and is commanding in court.” “He is very impressive advocate – thorough, forceful and clear. A strategic thinker.” – Chambers and Partners, 2021

Intelligent, articulate and with a jury presence – when instructed he is able to advise the client in terms they understand.” – Legal 500, 2021

“Recent work includes multi-defendant drugs conspiracies.” – Legal 500, 2018

“A rising talent who is instructed in serious criminal matters such as murder, fraud and organised crime”.
“He has a court presence that few can match.” “He is very sharp-witted and an exceptional advocate.” – Chambers and Partners, 2018

“The next generation of stars” – Legal 500, 2010


Alex read Law at the University of Manchester before completing his Bar exams at the Inns of Court School of Law in London. He regularly lectures to fellow practitioners on areas of criminal law and has recently delivered a series of lectures on anonymity in criminal proceedings. Alex has been a level 4 prosecutor since 2009 and is on the specialist panels for Fraud, Serious Crime and Confiscation.