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Alexander Line

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Alexander Line is a civil practitioner, whose practice is focused particularly on the areas of education, social welfare, court of protection, public law, employment and discrimination.

He regularly appears in employment tribunals, county courts and different chambers of the First-Tier Tribunal. He also has High Court, Employment Appeal Tribunal and Upper Tribunal experience.

Public Law

Alex is well placed to act in public law claims in the education context and has advised on and acted in public law claims involving school exclusions, school admissions, failures by local authorities to implement special educational provision, and decisions of higher education institutions.

In the area of social welfare, Alex has acted in  public law claims concerning unaccompanied minors whose age is disputed, determining their entitlement to services under the Children Act 1989. He also has experience of public law claims under the Care Act 2014, in particular challenges to care assessments and decisions involving the residency of vulnerable adults.

Alex has recent experience of immigration law, having previously acted for the Secretary of State for the Home Department in the First-tier Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum) in a variety of appeal types and has acted in claims under the Data Protection Act 1998.

Prior to his career at the Bar, Alex worked as a paralegal in a busy public law practice, and so has a good practical understanding and first-hand experience of the dynamics of public law litigation and the specific needs of solicitors in this area.

Appointments & Memberships

  • Education Lawyers Association
  • Employment Lawyers Association
  • Court of Protection Practitioners Association


  • Bedingfield Scholarship, Gray’s Inn
  • Reid Scholarship, Gray’s Inn

Alexander Line is regulated by the Bar Standards Board (BSB) and holds a current practising certificate. If you are not satisfied with the service provided, please click here.

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“He’s a very solid advocate, a good cross-examiner and always nice to deal with.” Education, Chambers and Partners 2019

“Alex Line is a rising star for education and appeals.” Education, Chambers and Partners 2019

“Alex always provides detailed and thoroughly thought-through advice. He is able to handle difficult clients in all situations and is very good value considering the high level of expertise and the quality of work he brings to his cases.” Education, Chambers and Partners 2018

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