He gained a law degree from the University of London. His postgraduate degree at UCL was considerably focused on the nature of dispute in the conflict-torn countries, as well as on the construction and maintenance of socio-political boundaries through mass-media and pop-culture. Currently, he enhances his legal knowledge through studying law at BPP University. Prior to joining PCB Byrne, Alexander was a paralegal in the litigation team at Brown Rudnick. He is originally from Latvia and is a native Russian speaker.