What can Alexandra do for you?
Alexandra is a solicitor specialising in construction and engineering law. She advises throughout the life cycle of projects, providing contracts and state aid advice in the procurement phase, strategy support during the construction phase to manage tricky issues and minimise the risk of disputes, and, if it becomes necessary, managing disputes via her experience of mediation, adjudication, arbitration and litigation.
Supporting your ambitions
Examples of Alexandra's work include:
- drafting and negotiating a suite of construction documents for a further education client that is redeveloping its campus, including consultant appointments, building contract, warranties, bond and parent company guarantee
- advising on the insolvency of a principal consultant during a project, including managing direct payment of sub-consultants, and discussing project bank accounts
- representing a public body in defending a £40m claim made against it by a national contractor in a successful adjudication, and successfully defending the adjudication decision through arbitration
- assisting a sub-contractor in settling a final account dispute out of court
What do others say?
Alexandra is mentioned in both Legal 500 and Chambers. She is described as ‘passionate and works closely with clients to build strong relationships‘, and praised for her ‘strong industry awareness and technical knowledge and her adaptable and flexible approach'. A client commented that her "ability to turn good quality work around in a short amount of time is absolutely superb".
What else should you know?
Alexandra is a member of TeCSA and the Society of Construction Law, and manages the construction team's blog, Practical Completion.
Outside of work, Alexandra enjoys travelling to brush up on her language skills (Italian and French) and experience new cultures.