'Alex Hogarth is clever, has excellent strategic sense and is really personable - a pleasure to work with.' Legal 500 - 2024


Alex is a Partner in the Commercial Litigation team in London, specialising in commercial litigation, aviation disputes and fraud.

Alex acts on complex and high-stakes cross border disputes. He has successfully advised a wide range of clients including listed companies, corporates, financial institutions and high-net-worth individuals. He has extensive High Court experience acting on a variety of commercial disputes including contractual and tortious claims, fraud disputes and pre-action injunctions (including worldwide freezing and proprietary injunctions). 

Alex is also an experienced aviation disputes practitioner and regularly advises airlines in disputes involving aircraft leases, breach of services contracts, aircraft damage and defective aircraft products. 

Alex is also experienced in international asset tracing and recovery, fraud investigation and enforcing judicial awards.


Experience includes the following:

  • Acting for the claimant in a complex US$100m+ fraud claim in the High Court including successfully obtaining a worldwide freezing injunction and proprietary injunction against the defendant and tracing, restraining and recovering assets in multiple jurisdictions
  • Successfully acting for a major airline in its multi-million pound High Court claim against a sub-lessee of an Aircraft
  • Acting for a major high-street bank successfully defending multiple urgent High Court injunction hearings arising from a complex customer exit and subsequent freezing of accounts under the Proceeds of Crime Act 
  • Acting for a major pharmaceutical company in a multi-million pound High Court claim in deceit and unjust enrichment against one of its pharmaceutical suppliers
  • Acting for a German airline in a complex negligence claim against a ground handling service provider after a collision between a ground handling vehicle and stationary aircraft

'Alex Hogarth is an outstanding lawyer.' Legal 500 - 2024

‘Alex Hogarth is very impressive indeed. He is quick to assimilate new material, a creative thinker, and very pragmatic with excellent judgement. Highly recommended.’ Legal 500 – 2023

'A stand out character was Alex Hogarth, Legal Director in Litigation. A highly motivated and engaging person, always empathetic and reassuring.' Legal 500 – 2022

'Alex Hogarth is very technically able, a great communicator; transparent and excellent to work with.' Legal 500 – 2021