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Alexandra Mizzi

Alexandra Mizzi:

Senior Associate

Alex is a Senior Associate Solicitor in the Employment team, advising businesses and senior executives on a wide range of employment and discrimination issues.

Alex frequently advises clients in the technology, media and creative sectors and has a particular interest in social media, privacy and data protection, and in the human rights aspects of employment and discrimination law. She has a wide-ranging practice spanning both advisory work and litigation, including High Court disputes involving breach of confidentiality, restrictive covenants and team moves.

Alex has written for and been quoted in trade and national press and has appeared on BBC radio and television news. She is an active member of the Employment Lawyers’ Association Training Committee, helping to devise, organise and chair training sessions for fellow employment lawyers. Alex is also a regular speaker at client seminars and in-house training.

Key areas of expertise

  • Drafting, advising on and litigating restrictive covenants, confidentiality clauses and other business protection provisions
  • Acting for both employers and employees in Employment Tribunal and High Court litigation
  • Advising on making and responding to data subject access requests
  • advising employers and employees on communications and privacy issues and drafting IT/email/data retention/social media policies

Recent work

  • defending a financial services business against a high-value whistleblowing claim
  • assisting an NGO to successfully resolve a complex long-term absence issue involving discrimination, whistleblowing and personal injury allegations
  • helping a tech start-up to protect its most important asset – its idea – while the portal is constructed and beta-tested
  • successfully negotiating a substantial exit package for a senior female executive in the financial technology sphere

Random fact

A jazz fan and lover of all things retro, Alex is currently making up for lost time by attending adult ballet lessons and can occasionally be spotted practising pirouettes in the office kitchen.