About Me


Coaching Practice

Alexandra's coaching practice focusses on personal and professional development and growth. In particular, Alexandra specialises in supporting law firms by delivering coaching and mentoring programmes that promote talent development, productivity and staff retention. For examples of specific coaching programmes, please see the 'Coaching Programmes' tab in the Menu bar above. 

Alexandra also works independently with professional clients who are looking to achieve personal or professional development, navigate career transitions or meet specific lifestyle or career goals. 

Professional Background

Alexandra trained as a solicitor in the UK with SJ Berwin LLP. Having completed her training contract in 2007, she moved with a group of the private equity team to help build a world-leading funds practice at US firm Kirkland & Ellis International LLP. Alexandra made partner at Kirkland & Ellis in 2013 at the age of 33. She then joined the leading funds team of US firm - Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP in the summer of 2015. 

While Alexandra specialised in complex, multi-jurisdictional transactions during her time in the legal industry, she was also heavily involved in the recruitment, training and mentoring of associates. This interest lead to her appointment as Trainee Supervising Partner at Fried Frank, responsible for recruitment of the firm's UK legal graduates and organisation of their training and qualification programme. 

Alexandra's passion for the development of talent and her experience in the value that coaching can add to the productivity, well-being and success of individuals, inspired her to set-up her own coaching business in 2017. 

Education and Qualifications

Henley Business School: University of Reading

- Practical Certificate in Coaching: Sept 2017 - May 2018

- MSc Coaching and Behavioural Change - Sept 2017 - Present Day

Henley Business School: University of Reading

- Coaching Supervision Provider

Cardiff University: University of Wales

- Law Degree (Hons) - Graduated 2002

Personal Motivation

Having worked in the legal industry for over 14 years (both in London and Hong Kong), Alexandra thrives on surrounding herself with driven, ambitious and creative people. Given her background, Alexandra understands the drivers and business needs of the legal industry and enjoys working with management to create programmes that capitalise on existing talent and address industry challenges. Alexandra believes in the ability of motivated individuals to build a life and career of their own design and of law firms to more effectively channel the talents and ambitions of those individuals. Alexandra prides herself on tailoring her approach and techiques to meet the demands of the business or individual.