About Me


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 the UK 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 global 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 Graduate Recruitment 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. 

Coaching Practice

Alexandra's coaching practice focusses on boosting the professional development and wellbeing of lawyers. Her Programmes blend the latest performance psychology with her own experience in the industry, resulting in credible and practical solutions for lawyers. Alexandra specialises in supporting law firms by delivering coaching and mentoring programmes that promote talent development, wellbeing and staff retention. 

Alexandra also works independently with lawyers who are looking to navigate career transitions and law students looking to join the industry. 

Please see 'Programmes' for details of coaching programmes relevant to YOU. 

Tailored Approach

Having worked in the legal industry for over 14 years (both in London and Hong Kong), Alexandra understands the business needs of the legal industry and enjoys working with firms to create tailor-made programmes to attract and retain top legal talent.

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. 

Education and Qualifications

Henley Business School: University of Reading

- Practical Certificate in Coaching: 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 (2:1 Hons): 2002