Alexandra is dually-qualified as a barrister in England and Wales and as a New York attorney, and is a qualified commercial mediator and a Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (MCIarb). Alexandra’s practice focuses on commercial law, and particularly employment law and international arbitration. Alexandra is also a member of the Attorney General’s Junior Junior Scheme.
In her employment practice, Alexandra has represented both Claimants and Respondents in the Employment Tribunal, in multi-day unfair dismissal, discrimination, TUPE and whistleblowing cases. Often, she is successful in reaching favourable settlements for her clients. Notable cases include:
Alexandra also has extensive experience and expertise in advising employers and employees in all matters of employment law, contentious and non-contentious, including disciplinary, capability and redundancy processes.
Alexandra is instructed as a sole and junior counsel in commercial ad-hoc and institutional arbitrations, including instructions to advise by reference to English and/or New York State law in international matters. Notable matters include:
Alexandra accepts instructions in a wide ambit of commercial matters, as sole or led Counsel. Her experience includes advice, settling of pleadings and representation in commercial cases, often with a cross-border element. Notable cases include:
Alexandra is able to accept instructions directly from members of the public, companies and other entities through the public access scheme (also known as direct access). She is able to advise and draft pleadings and documents for individuals and small and medium sized businesses on a direct access basis. She is happy to accept instructions on a direct basis in appropriate cases. If you wish to instruct Alexandra on a direct basis, please speak to the clerks.
For more information on public access, please see the Bar Council website.