Alexander English promoted

Alexander English

Personal Information


Alexander is experienced in all areas of Jersey litigation, but his principal areas of expertise are in family and civil Court work. He appears mainly in the higher Courts of Jersey.

He is one of only a small number of Advocates to have experience in winning an appeal in the Court of Appeal against a decision of the Royal Court.

He has established an enviable track record of success for his clients and is widely regarded as a bright, personable, effective, innovative and skilled lawyer.

Alexander’s expertise in family law is across the full range of this practice area. His standing in this field is reflected by his long-standing admission to the Children’s Public Law accredited panel of experts and he is a member of the Jersey Family Law Association.

Alexander’s wide-ranging civil practice includes, but is not limited to, trust disputes, breach of contract, negligence, employment law disputes, defamation, debt recovery, construction/property disputes, regulatory/enforcement issues, and wills disputes.

Alexander also has experience in mediating and settling, family, civil, criminal and quasi-criminal law cases.


Alexander is a Jersey Court Advocate with over 16 years of experience.

Alexander was at Bedell Cristin from 2002 until 2008 where he had a civil practice.

He then worked in the Jersey Attorney General’s office from 2008 until 2012 where he had a mixed civil, regulatory, family and criminal law practice.

Prior to joining Hatstone in January 2019, he worked at Viberts, where he had had a full-service litigation practice, which had a particular focus on family law.


Alexander speaks English and has a basic knowledge of French.


In his spare time, Alexander enjoys amongst other interests: music, comedy, literature, travel, history, cooking, rowing, cycling, swimming, and keeping abreast of current affairs.