Alex Fletcher – Principal


LLB (Hons) and BAppPsych

afletcher@fletcherlaw.com.au

" I understand my client's desired outcome then work within budget to achieve it "

Alex was admitted in Western Australia in 2005 and in England & Wales in 2009.

Alex has wide-ranging experience in Perth and the UK.  He worked directly under the Head of Corporate at Scotland’s largest law firm at the time for major institutions (mainly banks) on private equity, investment trust and joint venture deals before transferring to the London branch to work in Mergers & Acquisitions.

Since returning to Western Australia in 2009 he has focussed on general commercial work, including contract negotiations, acquisitions, corporate governance and startups.

Alex manages the practice at Fletcher Law.  He enjoys working at keeping the firm’s clients and staff satisfied and engaged, while learning various business skills (human resources, financial & risk management, marketing, IT).  A psychology degree has, to his surprise, been quite useful.

Harnessing an interest in sustainability, Alex also works on a sustainable transport tech startup called Freewheeler.  It is a digital transportation demand management system – a tracking app that rewards you for walking, cycling and taking public transport.

Outside of work he plays hockey, windsurfs, plays bass, reads books, chases a border collie, tackles weeds etc.

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The SAT – reluctant interstate traveller

7th September 2018

Since its inauguration in 2005, the jurisdiction of the State Administrative Tribunal in Western Australia (SAT) has expanded exponentially to include more than 154 pieces of statutory legislation. The appeal of the SAT as a less complex, more informal, less procedurally stringent and expedited manner of dispute resolution has gained momentum and traction among the... read more

Planning approval conditions – are they valid?

24th August 2018

The recent decision of Deputy President, Judge Parry, of the State Administrative Tribunal in Prosser v City of Bunbury [2018] WASAT 41 reminds us of the importance for developers to scrutinise the planning approval conditions imposed, as one or more of the conditions may be unlawful. Local Government may impose various types of planning approval... read more

Riaan Piek

26th March 2018

Introducing Riaan Piek, Litigation Counsel, who recently joined the firm to bolster Fletcher Law’s expanding litigation capacity with his 20 years’ experience as a lawyer advising on risk and the prevention, minimisation, control, balance and management of its consequences. Whilst Riaan has been a commercial litigator for most of his professional life, he has a... read more