Alex Chapman


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About Alex

“Greatly impressed with [Alex Chapman’s] exceptional work ethic and instinctively excellent judgement”.

– Legal 500 UK 2024

“Alex Chapman is an exceptionally well-prepared and responsive solicitor who is really good at distilling his clients’ instructions into what’s important.” – Chambers & Partners 2024

“He is very hard-working, masters the detail, has good judgement and is a huge team player.” – Chambers & Partners 2024

“Alex Chapman greatly impressed with an exceptional work ethic and instinctively excellent judgement. He is by far and away the best young solicitor I have come across in recent years. A rising star.” – The Legal 500, 2024

Alex qualified as a solicitor in 2014 and worked at firms in Nottingham and London before joining Janes in 2019. He runs a caseload of serious criminal cases including murder, major drugs conspiracies, extradition, complex fraud and terrorism. Alex has represented clients as litigator in a number of high-profile cases and has earned an excellent reputation for representing secondary parties in joint enterprise murder cases. Since 2020 he has been instructed in a number of cases arising out of Operation Venetic and the compromise of Encrochat by the French and Dutch authorities.

Alex prides himself on being able to deal with any type of criminal offence during pre and post charge stages and understands the value of early and quality advice and preparation. He is aware that being a suspect or defendant can be a daunting and overwhelming experience, and values his attention to client care, seeking to allay any worries while being mindful of giving practical, detailed and realistic advice.

Alex is a ‘Recommended Lawyer’ in the Legal 500 and an ‘Associate to Watch’ in the Chambers and Partners legal directories.

He has featured on the BBC in connection with his work and regularly gives presentations to students at local schools and universities.

Professional memberships:

  • London Criminal Courts Solicitors’ Association (LCCSA)
  • Law Society
  • Fraud Lawyers Association


  • In his spare time Alex enjoys football, especially on those rare occasions that Nottingham Forest win.

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