Alex Lock - DAC Beachcroft

Alex Lock's Expertise

Alex Lock

Alex Lock



Alex has provided specialist employment advice and guidance on all aspects of employment law to public and private sector employers for more than 15 years.

He has considerable experience of Employment Tribunal and Employment Appeal Tribunal work on behalf of major companies, both preparing cases and regularly appearing as an advocate. He has had a number of cases reported on sex discrimination, employment tribunal procedure and public interest disclosure.

He is well known for his expertise on TUPE, especially its application to outsourcing of services, such as catering, cleaning, transport and delivery and facilities management. He has spoken at seminars, on the radio and television and has contributed articles on employment law to several journals.

In addition, Alex is a member of the Employment & Pensions Group Employee Relations Unit, providing thought-leadership on employers' relations with trade unions and employees.


"Alex Lock remains a standout employment practitioner, noted for his extensive experience of contentious employment matters. Clients are forthcoming in their praise of his practice: "Straightforward and honest - he tells it like it is, including what the potential pitfalls are, and where I can take risks. He has got to know my style of work. He also knows how to nicely slaughter the opposition in a tribunal - it's impressive!"" Chambers and Partners UK 2015 Edition, Employment

"Clients say that he is "approachable and easy to work with, even on the most complex of matters"." Chambers and Partners UK 2014 Edition, Employment, South West