Alex Dimitrov

Alex is a Solicitor at DAC Beachcroft LLP, an international commercial law firm. Having joined the firm in 2017 as a litigation paralegal specialising in cyber risk and data protection, he currently works in the Media and Technology Team, which is amongst the ranked Sports Law departments in London in the Legal 500 rankings.

Alex graduated with an Upper Second class Honours degree in Law and European Law from the University of Nottingham in 2016. During the third year of his studies, he attended Utrecht University in The Netherlands and worked as a Trainee at the European Parliament in Brussels. In 2017 he obtained a Distinction in his LLM postgraduate degree from The University of Law. Alex holds a professional certificate in Computer Science for Lawyers from Harvard University’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.

In his career to date, Alex has worked on a number of commercial matters involving leading names in sports, including Premier League clubs, Formula 1 teams, the national governing bodies of English football and cricket, as well as global sports broadcasters. 

Outside work, as top-tier English volleyball referee, Alex spends most weekends in sports halls across the country. This hobby has brought him the opportunity to gain international experiences, including as a linesman at the 2018 Volleyball World Championship in Bulgaria and as a first referee at the 2019 U17 Northern European Championship in Denmark. Alex is also a keen karting driver and a dedicated Formula 1 fan. 

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