About

Alexandra is a solicitor specialising in commercial dispute resolution and investigations. She has a broad range of expertise with a specialist knowledge of civil and commercial fraud, regulatory investigations, contentious insolvency and advises on commercial aspects of trust litigation and family disputes.

Her practice includes cross-border work, with experience advising clients in large international disputes, including onshore and offshore litigation. Alex's clients include corporates, governing bodies and private individuals. She has an impressive understanding of full litigation and investigation processes, which includes advising on pre-litigation, commencing and defending claims, conducting internal investigations, and developing strategies for achieving settlement. She often works across teams on commercial dispute aspects and strategy.

Alexandra regularly acts for clients on breach of contract and breach of trust claims, while also advising on insolvency-related disputes and debt recovery for clients. On the business side, she advises on corporate and partnership disputes, including misfeasance, breach of duty, and director disqualification proceedings.

As an experienced civil fraud lawyer, Alex advises on fraud prevention and recovery, issuing applications and claims in England and offshore jurisdictions for civil fraud cases. This includes urgent worldwide freezing injunctions, asset tracing, and issuing applications for disclosure orders against third parties.

Recent work
  • Acted for the claimant on an international freezing injunction.
  • Acting on a large scale independent inquiry
  • Harb v HRH Prince Abdul Aziz - Acted for  the defendant at both the initial trial and retrial (and on the successful appeal) in a claim of an alleged breach of an alleged oral contract. 
  • Acting for an art business in a claim for fraudulent misrepresentation and breach of contract.
  • Acted for a foreign government entity in a complex arbitration in the London Court of International Arbitration.
  • Acted for an individual musician claimant in a successful Part 8 claim in the Chancery Division. 
  • Stokors SA & Ors v IG Markets Ltd & Anor - Successfully acted for the defendant, IG Markets Ltd, in the £90m alleged dishonest assistance proceedings.
  • Advised an international finance company in a £110m action brought against a syndicate of investors for breaches of contract.
  • Acted for an international trading company in recovering fraudulently transferred funds.
Accolades
  • Trustee and Board member at JUSTICE
  • Trustee and Board member at The Schools Consent Project
  • London Solicitors' Litigation Association member
  • Young Fraud Lawyers' Association member
  • Alexandra was listed by EPrivateClient as a Top 35 under 35 lawyer in 2016
Did you know

Alexandra is a keen cook, terrible singer, and spent the first few years of her life living in the Middle East.

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