About

Alex Mizzi is an employment lawyer providing pragmatic, tailored advice to businesses and senior executives on all aspects of employment law, including business protection, employee relations, HR strategy and discrimination.

Alex is a Senior Associate in the Employment team. She advises businesses of all sizes and senior executives on contentious and non-contentious employment matters. 

She works closely with HR Directors and business owners to help them navigate through complex employee relations issues, often involving discrimination or whistleblowing allegations, to find a pragmatic solution. 

Her work for senior executives complements this, enabling her to see a dispute from all angles and anticipate tactics.  She also advises HR professionals on strategic and governance issues such as gender pay gap reporting or implementing large-scale business changes. 

Alex also focuses particularly on business protection.  She gives tailored advice to individuals and businesses on the legal and commercial issues surrounding employee competition, whether lawful or unlawful. She regularly acts in High Court disputes involving breaches 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, discussing developments in employment law.  She is a member of the Employment Lawyers’ Association Training Committee.

Alex is also a regular speaker at client seminars and provides bespoke in-house training for HR teams and business owners.

Recent work
  • Advising a household-name real estate business on a range of complex employee relations issues, including long-term sickness absence, allegations of discrimination, and stress at work.
  • Advising senior executives in financial services on the enforceability of restrictive covenants and clawback provisions in LLP and limited partnership agreements.
  • Advising an NGO on minimum wage compliance and handling an HMRC inspection, successfully demonstrating to HMRC that the organisation was compliant and avoiding reputational damage.
  • Advising a major US investment firm on setting up in the UK, implementing service agreements for senior staff, and compliance with local employment law.
  • Advising a range of businesses on GDPR compliance, preparing privacy policies, and advising on implementation.
  • Advising a service provider on a potential goods and services discrimination claim (which was successfully resolved on confidential terms).
Did you know

Alex started ballet lessons at the tender age of 30 and still practices her pirouettes at home, much to her daughter's amusement. 

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