Practising Law in the Modern Age



Taking Canadian web3 global

Hi, I'm Alex. I'm legal counsel and manage corporate development for ChainSafe Systems, a global leader in blockchain infrastructure development


Working at ChainSafe developing the future of web3

Alex Davis JD, BCom

Alex is ChainSafe System's Legal Counsel and Corporate Development Lead. Prior to joining ChainSafe, Alex briefly ran his own legal practice and worked at a boutique corporate technology law firm where he assisted businesses ranging from first-time entrepreneurs to international blockchain and cryptocurrency businesses.

In addition to his experience practising law, Alex previously worked at a venture capital fund and conducted research for a Canadian cryptocurrency thought-leader. More recently Alex instructed the “Laws and Regulations” course as part of George Brown’s Blockchain Development Program.

Out of the office, you can find Alex on the tennis courts, running, or playing some favourites on his Fender Jazzmaster.


Osgoode Hall Law School at York University (JD)

Smith School of Business at Queen's University (BCOM)

Paris School of International Affairs at Sciences Po


Government Relations Committee, Canadian Web3 Council

Community Involvement

Professor (two semesters), George Brown Blockchain Development Programm

Speaker, UofT Legal Hackers - Blockchain, NFTs, Metaverse and the Law Panel (2022)

Judge and Mentor, Blockchain Futurist Conference - ETHToronto Hackathon (2022)