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"...always on hand to offer advice and guidance when there are knotty issues to confront." - Chambers UK, 2014

Year of call: 1995


Bastin, AlexanderAlex Bastin specialises solely in property-related litigation and advisory work.  He is known for his client-focused, practical approach and is recommended as a leading junior for property litigation by The Legal 500 and Chambers UK.

He has experience of both sides of the legal profession having spent a year as an employed barrister in Mayer Brown’s Real Estate & Environmental Litigation department between 2001 and 2002.  Alex appears regularly in the High Court, County Court, Upper Tribunal (Land Chamber) and First-Tier Tribunal (Property Chamber), and is licensed to accept public access instructions and has considerable experience of mediation.

Publication and Articles

Contributor to "Social Housing Law in Practice", Lexis Nexis
Dispensation clarified (with Janice Northover of Brecher), Estates Gazette (18 April 2013)
Counting the Costs in the LVT (with Janice Northover of Brecher), New Law Journal (8 April 2011)
Lacking teeth: Party Wall Legislation (with Brie Stevens-Hoare QC), New Law Journal (29 April 2011)


  • BA (Hons)
  • LLB (Hons) 

Professional Associations

  • Member of the Property Bar Association

Hardwicke Unrobed

Father of four, Category 3 road race cyclist (with London Dynamo)