Alex Quirk is an associate in Quinn Emanuel’s London office. Alex’s practice focuses on complex commercial litigation and international arbitration.
Alex has acted for individuals, companies and governments in a range of commercial and construction arbitration matters. He has also represented clients in banking, restructuring and tax litigation in the High Court and Court of Appeal in London.
Prior to joining the firm, Alex worked at another global law firm in the litigation, arbitration, banking and restructuring practices. He was also seconded to the Hong Kong office for 6 months, working for financial institutions in Hong Kong and mainland China.
Alex graduated from the University of Cambridge in 2015, where he won an exhibition prize, before completing an MSc LPC with distinction at the University of Law in London. After University, Alex worked as a researcher at the Constitution Unit, University College London, researching the law governing referendums in the United Kingdom and other jurisdictions and writing articles for the Constitution Unit blog site. He also has pro bono experience providing legal advice at the Citizen’s Advice Bureau.
- University of Law
(M.Sc., L.P.C., distinction, 2017)
- Gonville and Caius College, University of Cambridge
(M.A., Law, 2015)
- Solicitor, England & Wales