Alexandra specialises in aviation liability and claims handling. Her area of practice comprises handling of all types of aviation liability claims, including management of complex multi-jurisdictional claims, baggage, cargo, hull, personal injury and general aviation business. Alexandra has experience of legal systems throughout the world but with an emphasis on Russia, former Soviet Union countries and eastern Europe.
Alexandra trained with law firm Beaumont & Son, where she qualified. Following its merger with Clyde & Co, Alexandra worked at Clyde & Co for five years. In 2010, she joined law firm Gates and Partners as a partner. As a result of its merger with Kennedys, Alexandra joined the firm as a partner. She has worked in the industry for over 19 years. Alexandra is the lead counsel in handling claims arising from the following major accidents: Cubana de Aviacion, B737-200 at Havana, Cuba (2018); Metrojet A321 Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt (2015); and Tatarstan Airlines, B737-500 at Kazan (2013). She also played an active role in the handling of claims arising from the following major accidents: Aeroflot, B737-500 at Perm (2008); Sibir, A310 at Irkutsk (2006); KAM Air, B737-200 near Kabul (2005); UM Air, YAK-42D Turkey (2003); Sibir, TU154 Black Sea (2001); Vlad Avia, TU154 at Irkutsk (2001); and Aeroflot A310 at Mezhdurechensk (1994).