Alex Kohn

Partner and Chairman

Alex is a senior practitioner in education law and litigation. His main areas of practice are schools, occupiers of property, government departments and religious organisations.

Alex has a detailed understanding of legal issues affecting the education sector accumulated through work with hundreds of educational institutions over a 30 year career. He is able to assist clients to navigate their way through the many and varied legal issues confronting this sensitive sector and has been accredited by the Law Society of New South Wales as a specialist in personal injury litigation. 

More broadly, Alex has extensive general and commercial litigation experience and is a trusted advisor in risk management and dispute resolution techniques.

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Legal Expertise

  • Advising schools on general legal issues with a particular emphasis on contract law, discrimination, procedural fairness, administrative law, enrolment issues, WHS, employment, bullying claims, coronial inquests, negligence claims and professional standards issues. 
  • Advising religious institutions on professional standards issues, insurance, negligence claims, workplace relations and risk management.
  • General and commercial litigation, including contract disputes, debt recovery, equity disputes, employment issues, criminal law, insurance litigation, public liability claims and intellectual property