People | Alex Zachary

"Professional and user-friendly, providing a high level of service at a competitive rate"

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Alex Zachary is a partner in the corporate and commercial team at B P Collins and a very highly regarded business lawyer with considerable knowledge of the waste management and recycling, pharmaceutical and technology sectors.

Described as commercially aware, pragmatic and sympathetic to client needs, Alex adopts a commercial approach to problem solving and is known for his strong technical and negotiating skills.

In the leading independent legal directory, Chambers UK, Alex has been praised for “providing a high level of service at a competitive rate”.

Alex has been a member of the firm’s supervisory board since 2012 and manages the firm’s relationship with a number of its key clients, including the Biffa Group, the Norgine Group and the Sealwood Group.

Alex’s corporate transactions of significance include advising: NTR plc on the £135m sale of the Greenstar Group to Montagu Private Equity and Global Infrastructure Partners; the lead shareholders of Cliniserve Limited on the disposal of Cliniserve to the Stericycle Group; and the Sealwood Group on the sale of Helifix Limited to the CRH Group.

Following Alex’s completion of a major transaction for Norgine, Ken Scrimgeour, Vice Principal of Norgine’s UK Business Unit, commented: "B P Collins has provided more than legal advice. They were an integral part of the negotiation team for this diverse and complex project".

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On the ball

Alex is a keen sportsman, playing football regularly and avidly supports Tottenham Hotspur.

Previous experience

Alex qualified as a solicitor in 1999, having trained at B P Collins. He was appointed partner in 2007.


Alex studied at the University of Kent (LLB) and completed his Legal Practice Course at the College of Law (London).

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