Alex Hickson Senior Investment Officer

Alex Hickson
Senior Investment Officer

Alex is an Australian-qualified lawyer with experience in financial services and consumer protection group actions in both Australia and the United Kingdom. He has worked on a number of high-profile class actions in Australia before spending some time in London where he continued to work in Group Litigation. He also has experience in professional negligence, commercial property, defamation and insurance disputes.

Alex, together with Woodsford’s CIO Charlie Morris, is primarily responsible for Woodsford’s Australian investments.

Prior to joining Woodsford, Alex worked at class action firms Shine Lawyers in Brisbane and Slater & Gordon Lawyers in London. He has litigated in the Supreme, District and Magistrate Courts of Queensland; the Queensland, New South Wales and Tasmanian Courts of Appeal; the Federal and High Courts of Australia; and the High Court of England and Wales.

Alex completed undergraduate degrees in Law and Arts at the University of Queensland and was admitted as a solicitor to the Queensland Supreme Court and the High Court of Australia in 2015.

Email Alex or call him on +61 (0)438 798 457.


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