Curriculum Vitae

Called to the Ontario Bar, 1987.

Alexander has 20 years experience representing German speaking clients doing business in Ontario with a special focus on German-Canadian cross border corporate, commercial, real estate and litigation matters. His representative work involves providing set up and ongoing legal advice to subsidiary corporations in a broad range of industries and advising high net worth foreign investors in all aspects of their investments in Canada including immigration and off shore trusts. He acts as general counsel and director for real estate investment syndicates, asset and property managers, general contractors and real estate developers.

Alexander regularly participates as a speaker on various topics at "Doing Business in Canada" seminars conducted either by the Canadian Embassy, the German or Austrian Chambers of Commerce or German Canadian Lawyers Association.

Alexander wrote the chapter on "Canada" in the "International Real Estate Handbook", John Wiley & Sons Ltd., 2005, and the chapter on "Kanada" in the "International Real Estate Handbook / Internationales Immobilienhandbuch", Orell Füssli Verlag AG, 2003, both edited by Christian H. Kaelin.

He is the co-author of the article on "Canada" published by Walter de Gruyter & Co, in" Zeitschrift für Unternehmens- und Gesellschaftsrecht Sonderheft 3: Die Gründung einer Tochtergesellschaft im Ausland" in 1995.

His article on "Business Immigration"; first published by "Canada Journal" in 1989 is regularly updated. He also translated from English to German "Canada from Abroad" which was written by Woolley, Dale & Dingwall in 1988 and published by CCH in 1989.

"Weite Freundschaften" (Distant Friendships) in Wien heute (Vienna today) (27.02.2010)

Alexander is a German lawyer in Canada.


  • German
  • English


  • LL.B., Osgoode Hall Law School
  • M.A., University of Toronto
  • B.A., University of Toronto

Professional Memberships

  • Canadian Bar Association
  • German-Canadian Business & Professional Association, Past-President (1994-1995)
  • Canadian German Chamber of Commerce
  • Canadian German Lawyers Association, Past Co-President (1994-1998)
  • German Canadian Business & Professional Association, Past-President (1994-1995)
  • German Canadian Congress (National), Past-President (1992-1995)
  • Swiss Canadian Chamber of Commerce (Ontario) Inc.
  • Rotary, Eglinton, Toronto
  • Toronto Board of Trade