Trainee Solicitor, Real Estate

Alexander Smart

Alex is a first year Trainee Solicitor currently in his first seat, Real Estate. Alex’s background is in the study of History which he took to Master’s level before embarking on a career in Law. During his studies, Alex took on numerous positions of responsibility including being elected as Chair of his College Committee at York in which he oversaw numerous charitable and sporting initiatives. During his GDL, Alex also acted as Class Representative providing feedback on the learning outcomes to the Head of the Campus in order to help develop the teaching of the course for future lawyers.

In his spare time, Alex is a very keen Cricket fan having started a Cricket themed radio show on his university Radio Station.

Alex Smart


Alex studied History at the University of York graduating with a upper second class honours degree and studied for a MLitt at the University of St Andrews. He then went onto study a GDL and LPC at the University of Law achieving a commendation.