Alex Poole-Wilson Managing Associate

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Alex is a Managing Associate and head of our Property team with over 25 years’ experience in commercial property in the UK and Isle of Man. After studying law at Cambridge and the College of Law, London, he worked in London on major property transactions for over 10 years before moving to the Island and joining Cains in 2005.

He has enjoyed working on a broad range of transactions across the commercial property sector, advising a wide client base consisting of private and institutional investors, funds, developers, banks, retailers and an extensive list of businesses including care home operators, telecommunications companies, breweries and hoteliers.

His approach is based on delivering technical excellence and commercial advice and his expertise is regularly called on by leading UK and international law firms seeking high quality advice and representation for their clients’ commercial property interests in the Isle of Man. Clients remark that he is “highly knowledgeable” “providing excellent service including key timescales”. Alex is also a former member of the Isle of Man Law Society Property Committee and the Isle of Man Land Registry User Group.

Alex is recognised as a ‘Leading Individual’ in Commercial Property sector by The Legal 500 UK 2020. Clients describe Alex as always “demonstrating professionalism and a great attention to detail, competency and dedication.” He is also praised by clients for “providing clear and timely legal advice, helping the matter at hand to progress as quickly as possible.” In 2019 clients praised Alex for his “in-depth knowledge of property law and excellent advice.”

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