The stand out partner for me is Alex Zachary. His legal knowledge and experience are invaluable as he provides both advice and solutions for the most complicated situations. Alex is always able to determine a way forward and he has the ability to assimilate large amounts of information and give a considered viewpoint within a short space of time. – Legal 500, 2024


Alex Zachary is a partner and the head of the firm’s top-tier ranked corporate and commercial team and sector leader for the environment practice. Alex advises on substantial M&A transactions and a wide range of other corporate and commercial matters.


Alex has extensive experience in helping clients in the waste management and recycling, pharmaceutical and technology sectors.

His key client relationships include the Biffa Group and the Summerleaze Group.

Clients interviewed by the UK legal directories have highlighted Alex’s “excellent understanding of the commercial environment and the application of the law.” Chambers UK. “He’s very capable and gives excellent client service,” comments one source. “He’s a strong advocate for us as a team,” says another, further explaining: “In lawyer-to-lawyer conversations he represents us very well and he’s very good at sticking to his guns where needed.”


Alex is regarded as a ‘Leading Individual’ in both the corporate and commercial and environment practices by independent legal directory, The Legal 500. He is also listed as a Band 1 Environment lawyer by Chambers UK. Alex has been a member of the firm’s Board since 2010.

“Alex is excellent. He is thorough, diligent, pragmatic and extremely knowledgeable.” – Chambers UK.

Alex has a “great knowledge of the waste management, recycling and renewables sectors.” – Chambers UK

Outside the office

Alex is a keen sportsman. He plays football regularly, enjoys a round of golf and avidly supports Tottenham Hotspur.