Alex Burrett is a specialist public law practitioner with expertise in nationality, statelessness, immigration, asylum, EU law, civil liberties and human rights litigation against the Home Office. He is known for his fearless representation of Appellants and his strategic approach to arguing cases.
Alex has experience in the Supreme Court, Court of Appeal, High Court and Special Immigration Appeals Commission. He has a particular interest in national security cases and cases involving deprivation of citizenship and statelessness. Recent instructions include B2 v Secretary for the Home Department  UKSC 2013/0150.
Alex is an experienced tribunal advocate and is frequently instructed in the Upper Tier Tribunal in cases relating to serious crimes including terrorism, drugs offences and serious violent crime. He also has expertise in cases involving vulnerable clients including children and trafficking victims as well as asylum cases relating to Pakistan, the Middle East, Iran and Sri Lanka.
In addition to his practice, Alex delivers lectures on updates in Immigration law, including changes affecting entrepreneurs and investors.
Alex is Direct Access accredited and can deal with members of the public directly on this basis. If you wish to instruct Alex directly please contact one of his Direct Access clerks.
‘His work includes human rights and national security cases.’ Ranked – Legal 500 2016
‘A highly experienced individual.’ Legal 500 2015