Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources, Alex White, is a Labour TD for Dublin South, and a Senior Counsel.
He was educated at Chanel College Coolock, and Trinity College Dublin from where he graduated in Economic and Social Studies in 1981. He subsequently attended the King’s Inns, and was called to the Irish Bar in 1987.
Before commencing practice as a barrister in 1994, Alex White was a current affairs producer with RTÉ for ten years. He subsequently became a leading practitioner in employment and labour law, appearing regularly before the Irish Courts and in employment tribunals on behalf of employee and employer clients. He was called to the Inner Bar in 2010.
He has also lectured on employment law and media studies.