Year of Call: 2013
Inn of Court: Middle Temple
Alexandra joined Charter Chambers as a Pupil in October 2018 and has been appearing in both the Magistrates’ Court and the Crown Court daily since April 2019. Alexandra continues to develop her practice into her third six.
Alexandra is regularly instructed in the Youth Court, often involving serious offences such as robbery. Alongside her own work, Alexandra has gained experience assisting senior members of chambers on large scale criminal and professional disciplinary cases. Alexandra has received a lot of positive feedback from solicitors, noting her sensitivity with clients and growing advocacy skills.
Prior to commencing pupillage, Alexandra held various legal roles, including a period at the Serious Fraud Office assisting in the investigation of large-scale bribery and corruption prosecutions and as Head Legal Assistant with the leading law firm Kingsley Napley, where she worked in the professional discipline department. At Kingsley Napley, Alexandra was responsible for a caseload of HCPC, EWC and NCTL cases and with that experience, she hopes to continue to develop in healthcare regulatory work.
Alexandra has assisted members of chambers mentoring secondary schools in the National Mock Trial Competition and has been a chambers delegate at the Urban Lawyers Careers Conference aimed at encouraging non-traditional applicants to consider legal careers.
Alexandra is on the CPS Grade 1 Panel
- R v B  – Thames Magistrates’ Court – Successful submissions made during breach proceedings, to revoke a Community Order and not resentence on the basis of Probation failings to organise unpaid work.
- R v S  – Stratford Youth Court – 16-year old client alleged to have committed two knife point robberies.
- R v O  – Kingston Crown Court – Appeal Against Conviction for the offence of using a mobile phone whilst driving. Appeal successful.
- R v E  – Medway Youth Court – Negotiations with the Crown led to several offences being remitted for a Youth Conditional Caution, avoiding criminal convictions for the youth.
- R v F  – Lavender Hill Magistrates’ Court – Successful mitigation for the offence of failing to ensure child’s attendance at school, resulting in an absolute discharge and no costs awarded.
- R v H  – Snaresbrook Crown Court – Mitigation in respect of six non-dwelling burglary offences, short custodial sentence despite lengthy criminal convictions.
- R v P  – Willesden Magistrates’ Court – Successfully defended an allegation of a domestic assault.
- R v R  – Worthing Magistrates’ Court – Successfully defending an allegation of sexual assault arising from the workplace.
- R v O-C  – Bromley Youth Court – Successfully defended an allegation of robbery. After Alexandra’s cross-examination of the complainant, the Crown offered no evidence.
LLB (Hons) Law, University of Westminster, 2012
BPTC, City Law School, 2013