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Alex Eaton

Solicitor, Manchester

Alex is a solicitor in DWF's Commercial and Public Sector team with experience of advising public and private sector organisations on grant funding, Subsidy Control and public procurement compliance.
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Manchester based Alex acts for a wide range of clients ranging from local authorities to blue chip businesses. In doing so, he brings exceptional insight and experience from having been seconded to the in-house legal team of one of the world's largest retail businesses.

Alex has developed an excellent reputation for his specialist expertise in public sector work.  This includes advising on technical elements of Subsidy Control compliance, including supporting local authorities looking to fund social housing organisations within the Service of Public Economic Interest rules and helping clients compliantly receive grant funding. He has also advised public authorities administering public funds to improve their funding agreements. Alex also provides public procurement and commercial contract advice, recently helping a private sector client involved in delivering a high profile transport infrastructure project.  

Alex stands out for his proactive approach to matters and ability to explain complex legal requirements in clear terms. Having lived and studied in China, Alex is particularly interested in ambitious infrastructure projects and international matters.