Alexandra qualified as a barrister in 2007. She specialises in regulatory crime, particularly health & safety, fire safety, food safety, Coroner's Inquests and public inquiries. She has been instructed in a number of high profile cases, including the Didcot Power Station collapse, the Manchester Arena bombing, the Grenfell Tower public inquiry, the Litvinenko inquiry, Hillsborough and the 'SAS Inquest' involving the death of three army reservists from heat illness in the Brecon Beacons.
In addition to her work as a Turnstone Law team barrister, she also practices at 2 Hare Court barristers' chambers.
In the Health and Safety field, Alexandra’s practice covers the full range of offences from corporate to gross negligence manslaughter to prosecutions under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 arising from fatal and non-fatal accidents. She also advises and acts in relation to appeals against enforcement notices. She has significant experience advising and acting for clients across a wide range of sectors including energy, construction, retail, manufacturing and agriculture.
Alexandra has extensive experience advising on cases arising from food safety, hygiene and food labeling and has defended a number of prominent restaurants, food chains and manufacturers.
In addition, she has advised on fire safety law including appeals against fire safety enforcement notices.
Alexandra is a specialist defence advocate and is ranked as a leading individual in the Health & Safety section in Chambers UK 2019. She was nominated as Health and Safety Junior of the Year in the Chambers UK Bar Awards 2018 and Public Law Junior of the Year by The Legal 500 in 2018.
"She’s knowledgeable, calm, tactically aware and very good with the client"
"She thinks two or three steps ahead and is very quick at decision making"
"enormously experienced at inquests, and is an excellent advocate who has good forensic ability"
"An excellent advocate who builds good rapport with clients"
"She has experience beyond her years of call and is extremely hard-working"
"Incredibly bright, technically very good and great at complex cases."
"She’s superb with clients and is able to master huge amounts of detail. She is completely client-focused and a pleasure to work with"
"Fantastically good with clients and super helpful. Her advocacy is great"
"She is just the person you want at an Inquest"
Health and Safety Lawyers' Association
Criminal Bar Association
Association of Regulatory and Disciplinary Lawyers
BA (Hons) Russian and History, University College London
MSc Human Rights, LSE
CPE (Law Conversion), City of London
Bar Vocational Course, Inns of Court School of Law
Awarded the European Commission and Quintin Hogg Scholarship and Hardwicke Scholarship