Alex Mcpherson Legal Adviser

Alex graduated from Oxford University in 2003, and gained many years of broad legal experience at leading law firms Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Hogan Lovells, including client secondments at Goldman Sachs, Tesco and ExxonMobil; he was short-listed at the Lawyer Awards in the Merger & Acquisitions Deal Team of the Year.He Co-Founded Ignition Law in 2015, a full-service law firm, with over 30 fee earners, which focuses on start-ups, scale-ups and entrepreneur-led businesses, to provide pragmatic and cost-effective legal services to over 800 clients to date. Ignition Law has won the 2019 Modern Law Awards for Business Growth and been shortlisted at the 2019 Legal Business Awards and 2018 Lawyer Awards and has won a number of other accolades. Ignition Financial was set up in 2016, and mirrors Ignition Law’s values and approach, with a team of ex-Big 4 Accountants sharing the passion of working with start-ups and scale-ups. Outside of Ignition, Alex is a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, sits on a corporate advisory board of LexisNexis, the Oxford Saïd Business School Entrepreneurship Programme,and has lectured on the Cambridge University Masters in Corporate Law.

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