Alexander Murray

Alexander Murray

Trainee Solicitor

Alex joined JD Spicer Zeb in August 2015 and commenced his training contract with the firm in July 2017. He is currently training in our family department. 

He also represents individuals at police stations, Magistrates' and Crown Court. Alex has been an accredited police station representative since 2016, regularly advising clients detained at the police station.

Alex’s extensive knowledge of law and procedure enables him to provide first class advice and has led to acquittals in many cases. He is able to deal with difficult cases involving vulnerable clients and those with mental health difficulties.

Education:

  • BPP Law School – Legal Practice Course - 2014-2015 – Distinction
  • BPP Law School – Graduate Diploma in Law 2013 - Commendation
  • Essex University – History and Criminology BA, 2008-2012 – 2:2 

Notable Cases:

  • R v A – Client acquitted at Woolwich Crown Court in relation to charges of racially aggravated assault and racially aggravated harassment.
  • R v L – Client acquitted at Kingston Crown Court in relation to an allegation of burglary having successfully argued that his DNA had been transferred from an item of his clothing.
  • R v W – Client entered guilty pleas to numerous GBH and aggravated burglary charges, in a high profile acid attack case that was mitigated to achieve a favourable sentence in the circumstances.

Personal Interests

In his spare time Alex enjoys live comedy, supporting Chelsea as well as playing football for a Sunday League side in St Albans. Having stood as a candidate in the 2017 General Election, he is heavily involved in politics.