Alex joined JHA as an Associate in April 2019 and specialises in tax and litigation. He has particular experience in dealing with tax authorities and regulators regarding litigation and investigations.

Prior to joining us, Alex worked in the tax and litigation departments of one of the premier law firms in New Zealand. There he acted for clients (including large multinationals) on an array of tax disputes and investigations, involving among others the New Zealand Inland Revenue, the Financial Markets Authority and the Serious Fraud Office. He is adept at handling complex high value and high stakes cases.

Alex’s clients come from array of sectors including retail and consumer, infrastructure, insurance, financial services and energy.


Admitted as a barrister and solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand, 2014


University of Auckland – Bachelor of Law/Arts (Academic Excellence Award- Bachelor of Laws; Senior Scholar Award – Bachelor of Arts;

University of Auckland Scholarship; Sir Robert Jones Scholarship – Philosophy.)