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Alexander Erman Ünal


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Alexander is a Solicitor within the Disputes Resolution team.

He joined Spring Law as a Paralegal in September 2019 and started his training contract with the firm in December 2019. He completed a joint degree in Law and Economics (QLD) with honours at the University of Kent in 2018. He then completed his Legal Practice Course at BPP Law School in 2019.

Alexander has acted on behalf of high-net worth individuals, corporations, and insolvency practitioners in high-value commercial disputes in the Business and Property Courts, notably in the Commercial Court (QBD) and Insolvency and Companies List (ChD). Alexander has obtained experience across a variety of sectors, and has a particular interest in civil fraud, contentious trusts, and insolvency disputes.

Notable experience includes:

  • Acting on behalf of officeholders in restraint/confiscation proceedings in the Commercial Court, involving over 49 parties, an eight-week fully remote trial, and novel issues related to asset-tracing.
  • Acting on behalf of a liquidator bringing claims in the Commercial Court worth £100m+ against a former company director and his business associate, involving a three-week fully remote trial. Claims included breaches of fiduciary duties, unlawful means conspiracy, and dishonest assistance.
  • Obtaining several applications for Orders under sections 234-236 of the Insolvency Act 1986.
  • Acting on behalf of an officeholder in Norwich Pharmacal/Banker’s Trust proceedings against a large international bank based in the Isle of Man.
  • Assisting trustees in bankruptcy with their investigations into the business and affairs of a disqualified director, including an illegal sale and lease-back operation.

Alexander speaks fluent French and has a working level of Spanish.


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