Alex Collinson

Solicitor, Corporate & Commercial

Alex Collinson

Solicitor, Corporate & Commercial 

t: 01276 854 923
m: 07810 628 275

Alex joined Herrington Carmichael as a commercial paralegal in June 2019 and qualified as a chartered legal executive in December 2022. Alex then qualified as a solicitor in June 2023. Alex also has experience with working in-house, having previously worked in the Legal Department at McLaren Automotive Limited where he assisted the legal team on a variety of commercial law related matters.

Alex currently advises on a wide range of commercial law projects including supply of goods and services agreements, international trade agreements, business terms and conditions, IT agreements and large scale business to business commercial arrangements.  Alex also provides commercial support for due diligence exercises in respect of corporate transactions.

Alex specialises in intellectual property law including trade marks, copyright protection and design rights. Alex regularly provides strategic intellectual property law advice to businesses and individuals seeking to protect their intellectual property both in the UK and internationally.

Experience | Key projects


  • Assisting with advice to services provider in respect of a series of contracts worth £70 million with a public body.
  • Assisting with advice to service provider on outsourcing contract with UK bank – contract value £80 million
  • Advising a large leisure centre operator on various contracts with local councils for the running and operating of leisure facilities

Intellectual Property

  • Assisting with strategic intellectual property law advice to a leading telecommunications provider in respect of protecting their brand which included registering trade marks and drafting appropriate intra group licenses.
  • Assisted with advice to client in respect of a trade mark opposition notice received from a large UK
  • Advised client in respect of trade mark opposition proceedings received from a large online fashion retailer.
Interests and Hobbies

Outside of work, Alex is a particularly keen golfer and plays as much as possible at Hartley Wintney Golf Club. Alex also enjoys playing 5 a side football and going to support Leeds United at Elland Road.

Insights by Alex

Award winning legal advice

Herrington Carmichael offers legal advice to UK and International businesses as well as individuals and families. Rated as a ‘Leading Firm 2024’ by the legal directory Legal 500 and listed in The Times ‘Best Law Firms 2023 & 2024’. Herrington Carmichael has offices in London, Farnborough, Reading, and Ascot.


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