Alex Collinson

Solicitor, Commercial

01276 854 923

Alex 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.

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.

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.


  • Assisting overseas counsel in providing advice concerning UK Influencer and Marketing rules, in respect of international medical products being launched in the UK
  • Assisting a multi-global company in producing a suite of both commercial and data protection documents, to be used within the sports events and entertainment industry
  • Assisting with the commercial aspects of the $60M acquisition of a NYSE listed satellite communications company
  • Assisting with intellectual property portfolio management and drawing up a variety of intellectual property licences
  • Supporting businesses with their general data protection needs including drafting DPAs, providing advice on international transfers and subject access requests

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