Alex is regularly instructed by Local Authorities, parents and Guardians in public law proceedings which make up a considerable part of her busy practice. However, she frequently appears in complex private law, children act cases too, including those arising from surrogacy arrangements. Alex has a particular interest in disability issues and the welfare of vulnerable adults and is therefore very happy to appear in the Court of Protection. She is described as having a down to earth and “no-nonsense” approach to the work she undertakes but with a meticulous attention to detail.

Notable Cases

Re P (Surrogacy: Residence) [2008] 1 FLR 177 (as Solicitor) Re X (a child) [2011] EWHC 3401


Before being called to the Bar in 2007; Alex was a Solicitor; Family Mediator and Higher Courts Advocate.

Areas of Expertise

Children (Public and Private) Court of Protection Surrogacy and Parental orders Abduction and Jurisdiction issues Professional Organisations Northern Circuit Family Law Bar Association

Areas of Practice

Children (Public and Private),Court of Protection,Surrogacy and Parental orders,Abduction and Jurisdiction issues